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A man has been charged with the murder of a 23-year-old man in Weymouth.
Police called to a flat in Bath Street on Sunday 8 November found the body of Abdal Rahman Al-Rabia. He died from a single stab wound to his chest.
43-year-old Nicholas Price, who's from Weymouth, has been charged with Mr Al-Rabia's murder and the attempted murder of a 20-year-old local man.
He is due before magistrates tomorrow, Friday 13 November.
After investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident we have consulted with the Crown Prosecution Service who has authorised the charge of murder.
Specially-trained family liaison officers have informed Abdal Rahman’s family about the development and are being supported at this difficult time.
This is an ongoing investigation and we are still appealing for any witness or anyone with information about this incident to please contact Dorset Police on 101.
Weymouth's Jurassic Skyline has been lit up this evening to look like a giant poppy.
The tower has a green 'stem', and a red gondola represents the flower, creating a 173ft tribute to Dorset’s veterans on Armistice Day.
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A teenager is among those arrested on suspicion of murder after police found the body of a man in his 20s in a flat in Weymouth.
The four suspects are three men aged 18, 20 and 43 and a 39-year-old woman. Three of them sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the incident, and all four remain in police custody.
Three men and a woman remain in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder in Weymouth.
Police found the body of a man in a flat in Bath Street on Sunday morning following a dispute which left three others injured.
The victim has yet to be identified.
Detectives have begun a murder investigation following the discovery of a body at an address in Weymouth. A man and a woman having been arrested.
At around 8am this morning (Nov 8) police discovered the body of a man in a flat along Bath Street in the town centre.
The victim has not yet been identified. Two men and one woman were also injured and are receiving treatment for their injuries.
A cordon has been put in place while crime scene investigators examine the property and officers are also carrying out house-to-house enquiries.
Bath Street is currently closed and Commercial Road is closed between Wesley Street and Bath Street.
Following the discovery of a man’s body and a number of injured people, Dorset Police has launched a murder investigation.
Enquiries are now underway to establish exactly what happened earlier this morning.
I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the Bath Street area this morning to contact us as soon as possible.
All calls will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
A £5 million scheme to provide live bus information in Weymouth has been declared a failure.
Some bus stops will now be switched off because they can't show up-to-date information.
Dorset County Council says it will save money by not having to power the signs or test them. The project was part of a bigger scheme to improve transport links for the Olympics.
"The county council went into the scheme thinking this would provide an innovative, effective and efficient bus service and this has proven to not be the case.
It is regrettable that the money spent has not been delivered and the county council now has to recognise that despite all the assurances and promises, it is basically a system that has failed."