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Jordan Davidson charged with murder of Wrexham man

Jordan Davidson has been charged with the murder of Nicholas Churton at his home in Crescent Close, Wrexham.

The 27-year-old also been charged with three counts of robbery, two burglary offences, an attempt to inflict grievous bodily harm on a police officer and assaulting a police officer.

This enquiry, which was launched on Monday morning, has involved significant police resources to investigate numerous serious offences. We have been working closely with the Crown Prosecution Service throughout this week and we have to date presented an evidential file to them. They have concluded that sufficient evidence is available to charge Davidson with these offences and he will be remanded in Police custody. The family of Nicholas Churton have been informed of this decision as have the other victims in this enquiry.

I appeal for continued support as this investigation will continue over many weeks. I would urge anyone who may not have felt comfortable in speaking to us to do so now. This can be in confidence if they wish.

– Detective Superintendent Iestyn Davies, North Wales Police

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Appeal for further information after murder of man in Wrexham

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Police are appealing for further information in relation to the murder of a man in Wrexham.

The appeal follows the arrest of a 25-year-old man earlier today.

North Wales Police were called at 8.23am on Monday March 27 to an address in Crescent Close, where the body of a 67-year-old man was found.

He's since been named as Nicholas Anthony Churton.

Mr Churton who lived alone and was a vulnerable, partially disabled man, died in horrific circumstances.

I would like to thank the people of Wrexham for their support so far, and I am now appealing again for as much information as we can get from the public to help us with our investigation.

It is my belief that Mr Churton was killed sometime between 2.45pm on Thursday and midnight on Friday March 24. I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who heard or witnessed a disturbance in Crescent Close in that time.

– Det Supt Iestyn Davies, North Wales Police

Two people from Colwyn who had been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

A 27-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender remains in police custody.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference V042465.

Jordan Davidson arrested on suspicion of murder after death of man in Wrexham

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after the death of a 67-year-old in Wrexham.

Jordan James Lee Davidson, 25, was arrested overnight.

Officers were called to Crescent Close, Wrexham on Monday morning, where they found the body of Nicholas Anthony Churton.

Mr Churton, who police described as "vulnerable", lived alone and was partially disabled.

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Police search for Jordan Davidson after death of disabled man in Wrexham

Police are appealing for information to help find Jordan James Lee Davidson, 25, who they want to question on suspicion of murder.

Officers to Crescent Close, Wrexham on Monday morning, where they found the body of 67-year-old Nicholas Anthony Churton.

Det Supt Iestyn Davies, who is leading the investigation said "I am eager to hear from anyone who was in that area from the afternoon of Thursday March 23.

“It is my belief that Mr Churton was killed sometime between 2.45pm on Thursday and midnight on Friday March 24.

A post-mortem has confirmed Mr Churton died of significant head trauma.

I am appealing for anyone who may have information which could assist our investigation to come forward. I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who heard or witnessed a disturbance in Crescent Close or who may have seen Mr Davidson between 2.30pm on Thursday March 23 and yesterday morning March 27.

– Det Supt Iestyn Davies, North Wales Police

Mr Churton, who police described as "vulnerable", lived alone and partially disabled.

A 35 year old man and a 27 year old woman, both from Old Colwyn, and a 27 year old man from Wrexham have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Police urge anyone who sees Jordan Davidson to contact them, but warn the public not to approach him since "he may be in possession of weapons".

Police investigating 'suspicious' death in Wrexham

Police were called to Crescent Close, Wrexham Credit: Google Street View

North Wales Police are investigating a suspicious death after the body of a middle aged man was found in Wrexham.

Police were called to an address in Crescent Close at 8.23am yesterday morning.

A post mortem examination is being carried out this morning, and a number of addresses have been searched as part of the police investigation.

We are treating the death as suspicious. A post mortem examination is being carried out this morning.

Meanwhile, as part of our investigations, we have been carrying out searches in properties Vernon Street Rhosddu, Wrexham and on LLysfaen Road in Old Colwyn.

There are no further details at present.

– Det Supt Iestyn Davies, North Wales Police

Anyone with information about the incident in Crescent Close Wrexham is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference V042465.

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Prisoners to arrive at Wrexham's new 'super prison'

Prisoners are starting to arrive at the UK's newest and largest 'super prison' in Wrexham.

An artist's impression of HMP Berwyn. Credit: Ministry of Justice

HMP Berwyn will eventually house 2,106 prisoners.

The Ministry of Justice say that the prison will contribute a thousand jobs to the local economy, but some people living nearby say they are worried about the effect on the area.

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