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HAMPSHIRE CONSTABULARY - MURDER OF LUCY RUSHTON

Appeal for information regarding the murder of Lucy Rushton, also known as Lucy Dyson, on 23/06/2019, Suffolk road, Andover


Details of Incident

A murder investigation has been launched in Andover.

Detectives are conducting an investigation following the death of a 30-year-old woman, from Andover, at an address in Suffolk Road.

Officers were called to the property shortly after 5.30am on Sunday 23 June.

Her next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Detective Chief Inspector John McGonigle said: “Our thoughts are with the woman’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

“We are carrying out extensive enquiries so you will see a significant policing presence in the community.

“We understand that this news will be very upsetting for those living in the area, but I would like to reassure you that our officers are in the area conducting searches, carrying out house-to-house enquiries and following several lines of enquiry.

“At this stage we do not believe that there is an ongoing risk to the wider community but if you have any concerns please speak to our officers on patrol.”

A 28-year-old man from Andover has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody at this time.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone, please call 101 and ask for Hampshire Constabulary, quoting reference 44190216012 or Operation Formulated

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their online anonymous form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.  No personal details are taken, calls cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.