Bulkington murder arrest update: Police given more time to question Rugby man

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OFFICERS investigating the death of a Bulkington man have been granted a warrant of further detention by magistrates.

The order will allow them to continue to question three men arrested on suspicion of he murder of 27 year old David Gower.

The men who are aged 27, 39 and 44 were arrested in a coordinated operation with West Midlands Police, from addresses in Rugby and Coventry early on Tuesday.

Mr Gower was found dead in an outbuilding at the rear of a house in Rugby Road, Bulkington a month earlier on Sunday, June 26.

Police attended at 4.55pm following a report of a gun being fired. Mr Gower was declared dead at the scene.

A post mortem examination showed he had died from stab injuries and had also suffered a gunshot wound to his hip.