VIDEO: Scene where Leon Pirdue was allegedly murdered in Chesterfield

Detectives have been granted more time to question two people arrested on suspicion of murder.

Tuesday, 19th September 2017, 4:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th September 2017, 4:05 pm
Police outside property on Chiltern Close, Loundsley Green, Chesterfield.

Police were called to a house on Chiltern Close, Loundsley Green, Chesterfield, at 7.15am on Sunday after the body of Leon Pirdue, 32, of Newbold, was found by paramedics.


A 25-year-old woman and 32-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder. They remain in custody and are being questioned.


The family of Mr Pirdue released a picture of him to the media this morning.


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Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious at the house that morning can call police on 101 quoting incident 264 of September 17.

Leon Pirdue.
Leon Pirdue.