Man charged with murder rap

police name man at centre of southampton murder probe

Hampshire Constabulary

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Operation Experience: Detectives have charged a man with murder
Hampshire Constabulary – Nov 05, 2018 21:18 GMT

Detectives investigating the murder of Gerald Pragnell have tonight charged a man with murder.

Tommy Scott, 34, of no fixed address, has been charged with the murder of the 66-year-old, from Southampton.

Mr Pragnell’s body was found in woodland just off of Cemetery Road, Southampton, on Saturday, 3 November.

Mr Scott is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 6 November).

Six other people who were arrested in connection with this incident were released from custody, but remain under investigation.