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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".

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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.

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.

READ MORE: Illegal workers at site of new Wrexham 'super prison'

In December last year the organisation accountable for how prisons are run in England in Wales acknowledged there was "more to do", after a series of concerns were raised about how Cardiff Prison was being managed.

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Wrexham business hub to create 100 enterprises with £1m from Welsh Government

Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

The Welsh Government is providing £1 million of funds to establish a business hub to support the creation of 100 new enterprises and 260 jobs.

A two-year pilot scheme in Wrexham, north Wales aims to secure a similar amount of private investment.

Innovation and entrepreneurship are vital drivers for the economy and I want to continue to create the best environment for entrepreneurs across Wales and will be using the pilot to inform my future economic priorities.

The importance of providing space, community and support for aspiring entrepreneurs is key to success and I am keen to build on and complement the existing infrastructure across Wales.

– Ken Skates AM, Economy Secretary
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