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Murdered dad of three worked at Saints training ground
Detectives are today questioning a suspect arrested after the brutal murder of a Southampton dad found dead in a city alley way.
Tributes have been paid to Kevin Wyeth after his body was found in Woolston in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Detectives say the 31-year-old, who worked at Saints training ground, died from head, neck and facial injuries and have launched a murder inquiry.
Two people – a 25-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man – had been arrested on suspicion of his murder.
But officers said today that the woman has now been released without charge.
Bu they added continues to assist police as a witness in this investigation and is receiving specialist support by officers.
A post-mortem by a Home Office pathologist revealed that Mr Wyeth, from Kingsclere Avenue, died from injuries to his head, face and neck.
Police confirmed that they were not looking for a weapon in relation to his murder.
Yesterday morning, the 31-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Officers investigating the father-of-three's death have urged anyone who saw Mr Wyeth on Friday night and into the early hours of Saturday to contact them as they try to piece together what happened.
Detective Inspector Ellie Hurd (above), who is leading the investigation, said: “We know he was seen in Wharncliffe Road around 10.30pm and we want to hear from anyone who may have seen or spoken to Kevin between 10.30pm on Friday evening and 2.30am on Saturday when he was found in the alleyway off Defender Road, near to the cut through with Tankerville Road.
“He was wearing a white sweatshirt with blue lettering across the chest, dark trousers and carrying a white carrier bag.
“Did you see Kevin? Did you speak to him?”
- Tributes to dad found dead in alley - click here
- Click here for the timetable of a murder inquiry
- Murder leaves community in shock - click here
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