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Operation Moonbase - Murder in Somercotes

Appeal for information/footage following a murder in Somercotes on 25/11/2021


Operation Moonbase

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was fatally injured following a serious assault in Somercotes, in the early hours of Thursday 25 November.

 

Police and ambulance crews were called to reports of a disturbance near the Co-op in Somercotes Hill at about 1.40am.

 

Two men were found injured at the scene and taken to hospital.

 

One of the men, who was 22, sadly died in hospital.

 

The other man was discharged yesterday, and his injuries are not believed to be serious.

 

Four men were arrested in connection with the incident and remain in custody.

 

An investigation into the circumstances is ongoing and people living in Somercotes will see an increased police presence throughout the day.

 

Police were called to reports of a disturbance near the Co-op Somercotes Hill at about 1.40am on Thursday 25 November 2021.

 

Two men were found injured at the scene and taken to hospital. Four men were arrested a short time later in connect with the incident and remain in custody.

 

An investigation into the circumstances is ongoing and people living in Somercotes will see an increased police presence throughout the day. Anyone with concerns is encouraged to speak to officers but we would like to reassure people that we believe this to be in isolated incident.

 

The enquiry team are interested in speaking with anyone who has information about the assault or who has media footage (CCTV/Dashcam/Doorbell) of the area from 23:30 24/11/2021 - 02:30 25/11/2021.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to us, please call 101 quoting reference 21*686560

 

Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.