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Murder of Frederick Burge in Glastonbury

On Sunday 26 February, 89-year-old Frederick Burge was sadly found dead at his house in George Street, Glastonbury at around 12.30pm

Appeal for Information

Detectives have launched a murder investigation and are working tirelessly to find out what happened.


- Were you in the George Street area on the weekend of 25-26 February?

- Did you see Frederick?

- Did you say anyone or anything suspicious?


If you have information, CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage, we would like to hear from you. 


For more information on the case, community reassurance and a family tribute, please visit: Avon and Somerset Police website

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone please call 101 and ask for Avon and Somerset Police, quoting 'Operation Shelby'.


Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.