Three men and woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body at a flat in Weymouth on Sunday.
At around 8am on 8 November, police discovered the body of a man in a flat along Bath Street in the town centre.
The circumstances of his death are suspicious and a murder investigation, led by Dorset Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team, is underway.
The victim has not yet been identified, however HM Coroner has been notified.
Two men and one woman also sustained injuries. Their injuries are not life-threatening.
Detective Inspector Neil Devoto, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “Following the discovery of a man’s body and a number of injured people, Dorset Police has launched a murder investigation.
“Enquiries are now underway to establish exactly what happened.”
If you saw anything suspicious in the Bath Street area on the morning of 8 November, please contact the police on 101 as soon as possible.
A cordon has been put in place while crime scene investigators examine the property and officers are also carrying out house-to-house enquiries.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 8:115. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.