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Musician dies from his own electric guitar after being beaten by 12-year-old boy

By Mason White 4:06 PM December 29, 2014
Matthew Goddard 

By: Wayne Morin
A musician is dead after being beaten with his own electric guitar, police in the United kingdom said.

Belfast Police who are investigating the death as a homicide, arrested two boys, aged 17 and 12, on Sunday.

41-year-old Matthew Goddard was found dead at his home in Chobham Street about 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to the police investigation, Goddard died as a result of a sustained and brutal attack, and had been beaten with his electric guitar and other objects.

He was found in a pool of blood in his living room. Police said that they believe that Goddard may have been involved with drug dealers.

Police are appealing to people who were in the area at the time of the incident, to come forward with information. Two adults who have been arrested earlier in connection with the murder, have been released without charges.