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Man in his 30s found dead in Colchester

PUBLISHED: 09:36 29 December 2017 | UPDATED: 09:36 29 December 2017

The wise men's heads were broken off. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The wise men's heads were broken off. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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A man in his 30s has been found dead at a property in Colchester.

Police were called at around 12.15pm yesterday, Thursday, December 28, with concerns for the welfare of a man at an address in Harwich Road.

Officers from Essex Police and Essex County Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene and forced entry to the property.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “Sadly a man aged in his 30s was found deceased.”

He added the man’s death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.

A file is being prepared for the coroner.

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