Updated
Police appeal for help with murder probe

By Tim Clarke 15/04 Updated: 16/04 17:53

Buy photos » Murder scene - Forensic officers continue their investigation at Jacqueline Harrison's home on Gresham Road. Picture by Marcus Mingins 1612013MMR1

DETECTIVES investigating the suspected murder of a woman in Dines Green have asked for people's help in piecing together her last known movements.

Jacqueline Harrison, 48, was found dead at her flat in Gresham Road on Thursday, April 12 by police officers after worried neighbours and friends raised concerns she had not been seen for several days.

A post mortem later revealed she had suffered a significant assault.

A man in his 50s was arrested in Dorchester on Sunday (April 15) in connection with her death and has been transferred to custody at Worcester Police Station where he is currently being questioned by detectives.

But police have yet to trace anyone who can provide a confirmed sighting of Ms Harrison - who was better known as Jackie - more recently than the morning of March 17.

Detective Inspector Gerry Smith, from the Major Investigation Unit at West Mercia Police, said: "We are keen to speak to anyone who saw or spoke to Jackie in recent weeks, in particular in the last week of March or first week of April.

"It is vital we trace her last known movements and know who she was associating with in recent weeks. Jackie had a problem with alcohol dependency and as such had quite a chaotic lifestyle. She mixed with a lot of other people in Worcester who also drank heavily as well as the homeless."

"We will be speaking to as many of Jackie's friends and acquaintances as we can but we need to hear as soon as possible from anyone who has seen her recently. Where did you see her, what was she doing and who was she with?"

Anyone who saw or spoke to her in the last week of March or first week of April should ring the Operation Mallard incident room at Worcester Police Station by dialling the police non-emergency number 101.

Popular Stories »

1 Police hunt wanted man with links to city

2 Jobs boost for famous sauce factory

More news »

Lord spoken to before sexual attack, report reveals

DISGRACED former county council leader George Lord was

Man charged over armed robberies

A MAN has been charged and remanded in

Murder probe launched after woman's body is found

A MURDER investigation has been launched after the

Man arrested in connection with betting shop robberies

POLICE investigating robberies at two betting shops in

Local News »

Regional news »


Stratford Observer
Dad of fallen paratrooper goes to Afghanistan in memory

THE FATHER of fallen paratrooper Conrad Lewis has made an ...

Bromsgrove Standard
Alton Towers Halloween spectacular

VISITING your favourite theme park always guarantees a day packed ...

Redditch Standard
Spooktacular twist for thrill-seekers

VISITING your favourite theme park always guarantees a day packed ...

Evesham Observer
Knives in car lead to unpaid work

A FATHER-of-two who hid a kitchen knife under his car ...

Other Interests »

Business Directory »

See your advert here »