POLICE carried out a raid on a house in Basingstoke today as part of the investigation into the murder of a man in his 30s. 

Officers carried out the warrant at an address in Ferndown Close, Brighton Hill. 

A police spokesperson said: "This forms part of our enquiries into the death of a man in his 30s in Musgrave Close, Basingstoke on Sunday 22 May.

"No arrests were made following the warrant and our enquiries continue." 

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Residents in the area said that they saw police in the area as well as forensic teams bur were not aware of why they were there.

A man in his 30s was found inside the address in Musgrave Close on Sunday. He had sustained significant injuries and was later pronounced dead. His next-of-kin have been informed.

Detectives are investigating the circumstances of what took place. No arrests have been made at this stage. 

Speaking yesterday, Detective Chief Inspector Justin Dipper said: “We know this incident will be concerning for the local community, and we are working hard to establish the exact circumstances of what took place.

“While our investigation is at an early stage, we do not believe there is any wider risk to the public.

“We need to hear from anyone who has any information about what took place on Sunday night. 

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“Were you in the Musgrave Close area of Brighton Hill late on Sunday night? Did you see or hear anything unusual or concerning?

“Perhaps you were driving in the local area, noticed something unusual and have dashcam footage that could help us?

“If so, please contact us as soon as possible.

“Officers will remain in the area while enquiries are carried out, so if you have any concerns, please speak to them.”

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