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Victim is 42-year-old Ibrahim Youseuf, owner of Five Star Car Wash
3:00pm Monday 14th October 2013 in News
POLICE are linking the murder of a Bournemouth man to a fatal crash in Wiltshire last week.
They have named the victim as 42-year-old Ibrahim Youseuf from Bournemouth, the owner of the Five Star Car Wash on Gloucester Road.
Detective Inspector Marcus Hester, of the Dorset Police Major Crime Team, said: “Our investigation into this murder is progressing and the deceased is believed to be the owner of the Five Star Car Wash on Gloucester Road.
“As a result of our enquiries I can confirm we are linking this murder to a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Wiltshire at approximately 6.15am on Friday October 11, 2013.
“We are currently liaising closely with Wiltshire Police in relation to this.
“The details of the deceased from the road traffic collision are currently unknown and we are attempting to identify the driver and contact the next of kin.
“I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed or heard an argument between 8pm and 8.30pm on Thursday 10 October 2013 in the area of 5 Gloucester Road in Boscombe, or anyone with any information about who is responsible to contact Dorset Police as soon as possible.
“I would like to reassure the community that this appears to be an isolated incident and that both the deceased were known to each other.
“All calls will be treated in the strictest of confidence.”
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Detectives in Bournemouth have renewed their appeal for witnesses and information following the death of the man in Gloucester Road, Boscombe on Friday.
Officers attended a house on Gloucester Road at around 12.34pm on Friday October 11 following a request on behalf of Wiltshire Police.
On arrival, the body of a man was located within the premises.
Enquiries were made into the circumstances of the death, and a murder investigation was launched.
The coroner is aware and an inquest will be opened into the death on Tuesday.
Next of kin have been informed and formal identification has taken place.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 11:46 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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