Murder probe is launched after man, 88, was found dead in a house in Surrey 

Murder probe is launched after man, 88, was found dead in a house in Surrey

Police scrambled to residential address in Godstone, Surrey at around 11amThey found the man’s body inside the house and launched investigation No arrests have been made but his family have been informed of his death  

A murder probe is underway after an 88-year-old man was found dead at his Surrey home.

Police were scrambled to the house in Bletchingley Road, Godstone just before 11am today. 

They found the man’s body and a murder investigation was launched. No arrests have yet been made. 

The victim has not been formally identified but his family have been informed and are being supported by police officers.  

The incident happened at a residential address in Bletchingley Road, Godstone, Surrey today

A Godstone resident, who wished to remain anonymous, said: ‘From morning right through the day there was a large police presence outside a house on the Bletchingley Road.

‘There also seemed to be an ambulance there which stayed for some time. It is understood that there was a break-in which led to the death of an elderly male occupant.

‘Since lockdown there seems to be an increase in break-ins of sheds and garages in the area.’

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