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Murder investigation launched after man’s body found in Fareham

Police outside the flat in Omaha Close Photo: ITV Meridan

A 29-year-old man has been found dead at a flat in Fareham.

Hampshire Constabulary was called to Omaha Close shortly before 12.40pm on Monday afternoon after it received a concern for welfare call.

Police confirmed that the man appeared to have injuries to his back and enquiries are ongoing to establish what happened to him.

The man’s family have been informed and are being given support.

Enquiries at Omaha Close will take place throughout the day.

Anyone with any concerns are being urged to speak to one of the uniformed officers, who will be patrolling the area.

Police were called to the scene in Fareham Credit: ITV Meridian

“The investigation team are following up a number of active lines of enquiry and I would encourage anyone with information which could help to contact us.

“I know there may be some concern among the wider Fareham community about this incident. My team will be doing all they can to provide visible reassurance, but please do get in touch if you have any concerns.”

– Chief Inspector Sharon Woolrich, Fareham District Commander

If you have seen anything suspicious in the area, call 101 quoting Operation BIC, alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.