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A person has been arrested on suspicion of homicide after a “man in his 90s” was discovered lifeless at his dwelling.

Police stated they had been referred to as to a property in Hambrook, South Gloucestershire, by the native ambulance service shortly earlier than 9.55am as we speak.

A person was discovered lifeless on the scene and police have confirmed an investigation is ongoing.

One individual was arrested and stays in custody.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police stated a proper identification course of has not but been accomplished, however the man is believed to be in his 90s and his subsequent of kin has been knowledgeable.

Neighbourhood Chief Inspector Steph McKenna stated: “Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this hugely upsetting time.

“We can confirm a man in his 60s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and he remains in police custody.

“We will carry out a thorough investigation into what has happened, and this will be led by our Major Crime Investigation Team.

“Our inquiries are at an early stage, but at this time it appears this was an isolated incident and between two people known to one another.

“While there is not believed to be any ongoing risk to the public, the local community can expect to see an increased police presence in the coming days while investigative work is carried out, along with high-visibility reassurance patrols.

“As always, if you have any concerns please speak to those officers and PCSOs on patrol as they will be happy to speak and try to assist as much as possible.”