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Two further arrests in Gosport murder investigation

Officers investigating the death of a 22-year-old man in Gosport have made two further arrests.

Officers were called to Keyes Road at 2.32am on Friday, 24 November after the man had been seriously assaulted in the area. He subsequently died of his injuries and his family has been informed.

A red Vauxhall Corsa was involved in a collision at the scene, which police are also linking to their investigation.

A 22-year-old man from Fareham has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 35-year-old man from Fareham has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. They remain in police custody.

Previous arrests are as follows:Two men, aged 18 and 24, and a 35-year-old woman, all from Gosport, were arrested. They remain in police custody

A 67-year-old man from Salisbury arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. He remains in police custody.

A 19-year-old man from Gosport arrested has been released on police bail until 24 February.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Matt Gillooly said: “We are continuing our work to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident and would still like to speak to anyone who may be able to assist.

Were you in the area at the time of the incident, did you witness what happened or see anything you think could be linked? Did you see a red Vauxhall Corsa in the Gosport or Fareham area before or after the incident?

“We’d also ask anyone who may have dashcam or doorbell footage that could help us to contact us as soon as possible. If you saw the red Vauxhall Corsa in the Fareham and Gosport area we also want to hear from you”.

Anyone with information or relevant footage is asked to submit it via the police online portal by visiting https://mipp.police.uk/operation/44HC23E13-PO1

You can also call 101 quoting reference 44230480582 – Operation Talus.

To submit information 100% anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit their website at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/