Police set to issue update on Chesterfield murder later today

Police have said they will be issuing an update later today after a murder investigation was launched in Chesterfield.

Thursday, 4th July 2019, 1:03 pm
Graham Snell

Officers had been making enquiries in and around the Chesterfield area after receiving a call reporting local man Graham Snell missing on June 30.

Mr Snell, 71, was last seen alive on Wednesday June 19 in Chesterfield town centre.

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Murder investigation launched in Chesterfield - what we know so far

In a statement issued yesterday, a Derbyshire police spokesperson said: "Local residents are likely to see an increased police presence in the coming days.

Police on Marsden Street, Chesterfield

"Officers have also been conducting enquiries in Oakamoor Close and residents will also have seen an increased police presence in the area."