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Andover murder victim named

Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who died in Andover on Monday 11 June.

William John Rudiak, 26, of Winchester Road, Chandler’s Ford, was found in a house in Turin Court, Andover, following a report of a serious assault.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

His next-of-kin are being supported by specialist officers.

Cause of death and appeal

Following a post-mortem examination, Police can confirm that William died following a single stab wound.

Police continue to investigate the incident at Turin Court, Andover, and a report of a sexual assault on a young woman in Little London which was reported to us at 3.55am the same day.

A 21-year-old man, who was arrested in connection with both incidents, remains in custody after magistrates granted extra time for detectives to question him.

Anyone with information should call Hampshire Police on 101, quoting Operation Goldcrest.

Alternatively, people can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

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