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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder & Sexual Assault In Andover

Hampshire Police have arrested a 21-year-old man from Andover in connection with a murder and the sexual assault of a woman in the area.

Just after 3am yesterday (Monday 11th June), police received reports of a serious assault at a house in Turin Court, and a 26-year-old man was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have since named the victim as William John Rudiak, who's from Chandler's Ford.

A post-mortem's confirmed the 26 year old died of a stab wound - and his next of kin are being supported by specialist officers.

Around an hour later, officers received reports of a sexual assault against a young woman in Little London.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident at Turin Court, Andover, and a report of a sexual assault on a young woman in Little London which was reported to officers at 3.55am the same day.

A 21-year-old man, who was arrested in connection with both incidents, remains in custody after magistrates granted extra time for detectives to question him.

Anyone with information should call Police on 101, quoting Operation Goldcrest.

Alternatively, people can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

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