A man who was found dead in Taunton one week ago has been named as Andre Rudkin.
Mr Rudkin, aged 40, was found at a property in Upper High Street on Monday November 20. Police are treating the death as suspicious and a 26-year-old man has been arrested and released under investigation in connection with the investigation.
Preliminary post mortem results showed Mr Rudkin had injuries consistent with an assault.
The family of Mr Rudkin issued this statement: “We are truly heartbroken and devastated by Andre’s tragic death, he had a heart of gold and will be missed greatly.
“If anyone has any information whatsoever please contact the police on the below numbers no matter how insignificant you think it may be. Thank you so much.”
Anyone with any information is asked to 101 and quote reference number 5217266017 and ask to speak to the Major Crime Investigation Team (MCIT).