Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 52-year-old man in Wem.

West Mercia Police have today (Sunday, December 24) launched a murder investigation following the death of the man from Isherwoods Way.

Emergency services attended the address around 4pm yesterday afternoon (Saturday, December 23).

Two men aged 51 and 41, and one woman, 37, have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Detective Chief Inspector Lee Holehouse said: “I understand that incidents of this nature can be alarming, but I would like to reassure the local community that there is no wider risk to the public.

“Officers will be in the area for the next couple of days whilst we investigate this incident.

"Our thoughts are with the family of the man who has sadly lost his life”.