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BREAKING: Murder investigation in Penzance

BREAKING: Murder investigation in Penzance

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 10:39am 20th April 2018. (Updated at 12:40pm 20th April 2018)

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in Penzance.

Police say the discovery was made late on Thursday evening and an investigation has been launched.

The death on Penare Road is being treated as suspicious and a scene guard is in place.

Two men and a woman are in custody and waiting to be questioned.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "An investigation has been launched following the discovery of a body in Penzance late yesterday evening.

"Officers attended a property within Penare Road and located a body.

"Efforts are underway to identify the deceased.

"Following this, officers along with support from the Firearms Units and the Alliance Drone Unit, attended Netloft Court, Penzance where following negotiations, three people surrendered themselves to police without further incident.

"Scene guards remain in place at both locations.

"Two man aged 49 and 22, and a 27-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

"All three remain in police custody and await questioning."

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