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Death of Edward REEVE 6 Heath Road, Christchurch

Dorset Police have launched a murder investigation following death of Edward REEVE at 6 Heath Road, Walkford, Christchurch on Tuesday 04/01/2022 at 7.53pm.

Murder Investigation in Christchurch - renewed appeal

Murder investigation in Christchurch – renewed appeal



Detectives who launched a murder investigation after a man died at an address in Christchurch are renewing their appeal for anyone with information to come forward.


Dorset Police received a report at 7.53pm on Tuesday 4 January 2022 raising concern for the welfare of the occupant of 6 Heath Road.

Officers attended the address and found the body of a man aged in his 30s with serious injuries.

His next of kin has been informed and they are being supported by specially-trained officers.


Detective Inspector Simon Huxter, of the Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT), said: “A detailed investigation is being led by detectives from MCIT to establish exactly what happened.


“I would urge anyone who was in the area of Heath Road between Wednesday 29th December 2021 and Tuesday 4th January 2022 and saw any suspicious activity or anything out of the ordinary to please get in touch.


“I am also appealing for any residents in the vicinity of Heath Road with home CCTV systems or dashcam footage from vehicles that were in the area during the time frame to please check for any relevant footage.


“We are carrying out extensive enquiries into the death and would ask anyone who knows the occupant of 6 Heath Road to please come forward as you may have important information to assist our investigation.


“Our thoughts continue to remain with the family and friends of the man who sadly died and we will provide support to them as our enquiries progress.”



Contact Information

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220001688. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.