men, aged 21 and 43, who were arrested on suspicion of murder remain
in custody, Avon and Somerset Police said. A 54-year-old woman has
been released while inquiries continue and three others were released
examination has been carried out by a Home Office pathologist and
concluded he died from a single stab wound.
from the Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT) are now leading the
enquiry into his death.
Chief Inspector James Riccio, from MCIT, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We continue to offer support to Joseph's family during what
is clearly a difficult time for them."
are leaving no stone unturned in our quest to established the full
circumstances behind this horrific crime and are keeping the family
updated with the progress of our enquiry."
added: "In total we have now arrested three men and three women
in connection with our investigation."
crime scene investigators continue to examine the scene and the
cordon around Churchill Close remains in place while their enquiries
like to thank the local community for their patience and understanding
while we carry out our work and are grateful for their co-operation."
also like to continue to encourage anyone with any concerns relating
to this incident to contact their neighbourhood team."
who saw anything suspicious in Churchill Close during Monday evening
is also asked to contact MCIT via 101 quoting the reference number
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