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The investigation into the murder of a man in Breaston is continuing.
We were called by a member of the public on Friday 23 June at around 7.20pm to a path near Risley Lane in Breaston to reports that a body had been found.
A man was found dead by a footpath and a cordon was put in place.
The man has now been formally identified as 21-year-old Owen Fairclough. Family liaison officers are supporting Owen’s family.
Two men aged 21 and 24 have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody for further questioning.
A 19-year-old woman has also been arrested for assisting an offender.
Our officers remain in the area conducting CCTV enquiries and are available to speak to.
Anyone who lives in the area and may have CCTV or dash cam footage is asked to contact us using the methods below, as well as anyone that may have information relating to the incident.
You can also anonymously contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the CrimeStoppers website: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/
You can also submit information via a website which is dedicated to gathering information for major incidents; photos can also be uploaded via Public Portal (mipp.police.uk) or scan the QR code.
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