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Man Murdered on Sele Farm Estate

Monday 23 July 2018

A man has been arrested following the death of a 21-year-old man in Farm Close.

Police responded to reports of a disturbance in the early hours of Monday. A man was discovered with multiple stab wounds and later pronounced dead.

Herts Police said in a stement on their website: "The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit has launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Hertford.

At 2.04am today (Monday, July 23) police were called to reports of a disturbance inside an address in Farm Close.

Officers and paramedics attended where they found that a 21 year old man had suffered several stab wounds. He was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Police remain at the scene at this time and enquiries are on-going to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the death.

A 21 year old man from Hertford has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody at this time.

Anyone with information that could assist the on-going investigation is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 1901, quoting ISR 71 of July 23 or report information online at https://www.herts.police.uk/Report."

The incident comes less than two months after another man was murdered in Horns Mill Road.  A 30-year-old man, Terry Fryatt has since been charged.

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