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Police say community may hold key information after man murdered in Warrington

Detectives believe those in the local community may have information linking to the death of Mark Bradbury. Credit: Cheshire Police

Cheshire Police are appealing for information from the public following the murder of Mark Bradbury.

Detectives believe the local community could hold information which will help them identify those responsible.

Mark was last seen on Thursday August 1 near his home on Station Road South.

On Sunday August 4, Mark's body was discovered at his home address, where police found he had suffered significant head injuries.

Police believe Mark may have been involved in the supply of drugs, as they say there was regular activity at his home address.

Detectives are now investigating a number of enquiries and are keen for any local residents who may have information of those coming and going prior to his death, to come forward.

Detective Inspector Sarah Oliver, of Cheshire Police’s Major Investigation Team, said:

This is not about residents seeing anything different but more about who was visiting Mark’s address and the vehicles they were using in the weeks running up to his death.

During our investigation a picture has emerged of Mark’s involvement in the supply of drugs and this is a line of enquiry that we are pursuing in connection with his death.

The individuals who frequented his address may have some information that could hold the key to us finding those involved.

I know people may feel reluctant in coming forward and reticent to speak to police but they can call Crimestoppers anonymously.

We are also keen to piece together Mark’s movements from when he was last seen on Thursday 1 August to when he was found on Sunday and are asking anyone who may have seen him during this time to contact us.

I believe the answer to this crime lies in information from the local community.

– Cheshire Police