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Oxfordshire murder: 3 released

Police have launched a murder investigation after the discovery of a man’s body in Carterton, Oxfordshire, on Thursday morning.

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Police on scene of Carterton murder

Police in Carterton this lunchtime. Credit: Seeing Eye

Thames Valley Police have arrested three people on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body.

Detectives detained the three after a man's body was found in Carterton, West Oxfordshire, this morning.

They were called by paramedics to an address in Alvescot Road at 7.53am, where the body of an unnamed man in his fifties was discovered. He was declared dead at the scene.

Officers arrested a 27-year-old woman, a 48-year-old man and a 59-year-old man on suspicion of murder. They remain in police custody.

A post-mortem examination is due to be conducted and formal identification of the man will follow.

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