Two men arrested after body found in Gloucester

  • Video of police at the scene in Clare Street, Gloucester.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body in Gloucester.

Police found the body of a man aged in his 50s at an address in Clare Street on 29 September.

An investigation was launched and two men - aged 42 and 38, both from Gloucester - were arrested.

In an update on 3 October, Gloucestershire Police said the 42-year-old has since been released under investigation while a custody extension for the 38-year-old had been granted.

He will remain in custody for an additional 36 hours while officers will continue to be stationed outside the address for the remainder of the weekend.

"The 38-year-old from Gloucester will now remain in police custody for an additional 36 hours," the force said.

"The 42-year-old man who was also arrested in connection with the incident was released under investigation overnight to allow for further enquiries to take place.

"The arrests relate to the death of a man from Gloucester which is being treated as suspicious."

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 205 of 29 September.