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First pictures released of male who died in shocking Havant murder

The family of a man who died in Havant on Sunday (17 July) have today paid tribute to him


Frankie Fitzgerald, 25, of Halstead Road, Portsmouth, died following an incident at an address on Botley Drive.

Paying tribute to him today, Frankie’s family said:


“Frankie was a loving father, brother and son. He was the light of our lives and we will miss his kindness, his happy smile and the fun person that he was.


“Frankie had a large amount of friends and family and this news has left us all devastated.


“We would like to request some privacy and time to process what has happened.”


A 26-year-old woman from Havant and a 26-year-old woman from Paulsgrove have been arrested in connection with Frankie’s death. Both women remain in police custody at the current time.


Officers remain in the area today conducting enquiries.


If you have any information that you think might help with this investigation, contact police on 101 or via our website, quoting Operation Sample or 44220286527.


You can also send us information online by following this link https://orlo.uk/12U8U and quoting the same reference number.  


Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org.