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PCC Statement on Clifton Suspension Bridge investigation

Many of you will be aware through media reports that Avon and Somerset Police has launched an investigation, and are looking for a man, in connection with serious incident that involves the discovery of suitcases on Clifton Suspension Bridge containing what are believed to be human remains.

I know this is distressing and disturbing news that will be concerning for local people. I have been fully briefed by Avon and Somerset police about this incident and I can confirm they are focusing resources on locating the man they are seeking and identifying the remains and informing the family members.

If you have any information which could help this investigation, please call 101 and quote reference 5224180010.

If you see the man the police have identified as a person they wish to speak to you can call 999 or go to their incident page to submit information there: Public Portal (

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