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Second arrest made in Hartcliffe murder inquiry

Avon and Somerset Police have arrested a second person in connection with the murder of a 52-year-old woman in Hartcliffe. Credit: OA

Avon and Somerset Police have arrested a second person in connection with the murder of a 52-year-old woman in Hartcliffe, Bristol.

Tracey Bowen was found dead at a flat in Rowan House, Bishport Avenue, on Saturday 25 November.

A forensic post-mortem examination held on Tuesday 5 December confirmed the cause of death as a stab injury.

A 35-year-old man was arrested this morning on suspicion of murder. A second 35-year-old man, who was arrested yesterday, remains in custody.

Police are still appealing for anyone with information about Tracey’s death to come forward.

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Arrest made following woman's death in Bristol

Avon and Somerset Police have arrested a 35-year-old on suspicion of murder. Credit: PA

Avon and Somerset Police have arrested a 35-year-old on suspicion of murder.

Officers are investigating the death of a 52-year-old woman whose body was found at a flat in Hartcliffe, Bristol.

The body of Tracey Bowen was found at a property in Bishport Avenue on the morning of Saturday 25 November.

A forensic post-mortem examination was carried out on Tuesday 5 December 5 and the cause of death was confirmed as a stab injury.

We’ll be carrying out a full and thorough investigation into Tracey’s death and have arrested a 35-year-old man on suspicion of her murder.

We’ve updated Tracey’s family and they will continue to be supported by a specially trained liaison officer. We’re appealing for anyone with information about Tracey’s death to come forward. Did you see or hear any unusual activity in or around Rowan House in Bishport Avenue on Saturday 25 November or the days before? Do you have information which could be useful to our investigation? If you do, please call us.”

– Senior Investigating Officer Andy Mott, Major Crime Investigation Team
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