Police reveal identity of man whose body was found at an allotment in Shirebrook

The family of a man whose body was found at an allotment in Shirebrook have released a photograph of him.

Andrew Jackson (55) was discovered at around 10am on Sunday 26 January at the allotment, off Prospect Drive.

He suffered injuries that would suggest he had been assaulted and police have launched a murder inquiry.

Detective Inspector Chris Marriott is the Senior Investigating Officer. He is asking anyone who heard a noise or a disturbance around the Prospect Drive area between 10.30pm on Saturday 25 January and 2am the next day to contact Derbyshire Police.

Inquiries have identified that several people were in Prospect Drive, Central Drive and surrounding streets between those times and officers are asking them to come forward so they can speak to them as part of our investigation.

DI Marriott also wants to hear from anyone who lives in the area who might have CCTV or dash cam footage.

Anyone with any information that may help police with their enquiries is asked to contact them quoting reference number 20*049022 using the following methods.

  • Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

  • Twitter – direct message  @DerPolContact

  • Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

  • Phone – call 101.


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