Wells Victim Named

Avon & Somerset Police have formally identified the victim of Saturday’s incident in Wells. Jonathan Roper aged 34 of Glastonbury died following a disturbance at Merlin Drive, Wells at 4.30pm on Saturday.

Following the incident Police arrested seven men and three women and all remain in Police custody pending the outcome of their investigations.

Detective Chief Inspector James Scott told us “we fully appreciate this incident has shocked local residents and are aware it will deeply effect those who knew Jonathan and his family. We hav eincreased patrols in the area to provide the wider community with reassurance and patrolling officers will be happy to answer any question speople have.”

Police continue to appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident or who can provide any information that might help to call 1010 and quote log 760 of Saturday 23rd  March

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