POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the alleged murder.

DI Marcus Hester, of Dorset Police ’s Major Crime Team, said: “I’m renewing my appeal for anyone who saw anything suspicious or unusual in the Benville Road area between 11am on Friday, July 20, and 1pm on Saturday, July 21 to contact Dorset Police urgently.

“I would like to reassure the public that following our ongoing investigation, it has been established that all parties involved in this incident were known to each other.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101.