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Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Audlem.

It is believed Andrew Guy was assaulted at an address on Stafford Street on Saturday 16 October.

The 54-year-old then travelled by car to an address in Buerton and his body was found the following morning.

The victim’s family are being supported by officers.

His death is being treated as murder following a home office post mortem and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.

A man and a woman have been arrested and are currently in custody being questioned by detectives.

Police are appealing to members of the public to come forward with information.

Detective Chief Inspector Helena Banusic, from Cheshire Constabulary’s Major Investigation Team, said: “We are following numerous lines of enquiry to establish what led to Andrew’s death.

“We know that he travelled to Stafford Street in a grey VW Polo sometime between 5pm and 10pm on Saturday 16 October.

“We also know Andrew had spent the last four months living in the Bournemouth area and appealing for anyone who knew him to come forward.

“I am also appealing to members of the public to get in touch if they have information that could help with his movements that evening.

“If people in the area can check their CCTV, dash cam and cycle footage between 5pm and 10pm and contact police if you believe it could assist with the investigation.

“A number of officers will be in the Audlem area conducting house-to-house and CCTV enquiries.

“At this stage we do not believe there is a wider threat to anyone else however if you have concerns please do speak to a local officer.”

If you have information or footage that could assist with the investigation please contact Cheshire Constabulary on 101 quoting IML 1110375 or visit our website.

Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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