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Man arrested on suspicion of murdering Murrey Paulson in Normanton

Posted on 23rd July 2017

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murdering Murrey Paulson.

The 52-year-old is currently in hospital under police guard with an injury to his throat and will therefore be questioned in due course.

A murder inquiry was launched on Wednesday, July 19 after the body of Mr Paulson (52) was found at his home in Meynell Street, Normanton.

The investigation continues and we want to hear from anyone who saw Mr Paulson, or had any contact with him, on Tuesday, July 18 and up until 9am on Wednesday, July 19.

Detectives are piecing together Mr Paulson’s last known movements and the contact he had with people prior to his death.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to ring 101 quoting incident number 135 of July 19. You can also request a call back by completing the online form on our website

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