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Body found outside house in Bristol

Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

The body of a man has been found outside a property in Bristol.

Avon and Somerset Police were called just after 6.20am on 31 May to a house in Barton Hill. Officers are making enquiries into the man's sudden death but at this stage it is not being treated as suspicious.

Detectives are now working on behalf of the coroner though continue to appeal for information, urging people to call 101.


Woman stabbed to death in Bristol was pregnant

Amal Abdi was four months pregnant. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

A young woman whose death in Bristol has sparked a murder enquiry has been named.

21-year-old Amal Abdi was four months pregnant, and died from stab wounds at a property in Barton Hill on Sunday.

A 21-year-old man arrested on suspicion of her murder remains in police custody.

Local police have been patrolling the neighbourhood.

Man arrested after death of a woman in Bristol

Police in Bristol have arrested a man following the death of a woman at a property in Morley Street, Barton Hill on Sunday (26/07).

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. Detectives are continuing to investigate the incident, which is being treated as domestic-related.

Specially trained officers are supporting the woman’s family.

The local neighbourhood policing team are patrolling the area, providing reassurance and talking to people in the community.

Builders collect money for elderly man robbed in Bristol

The elderly man was robbed in a lift in Barton Hill in February Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

A group of builders have collected three hundred pounds for a vulnerable man who was robbed in Bristol.

The elderly victim was followed home by the robber, who is seen helping him through a door and then turning on him in the lift.

He made off with one and a half thousand pounds in a crime that has been described by police as despicable. It happened in Barton Hill in February.