Colchester: Man arrested after body found in flat

POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter after a body was found inside a flat.

A spokesman for Essex Police said the ambulance service were called to a property in St Andrew’s Avenue, Colchester, shortly before 8pm on July 1 following reports a man was ill.

The body of Thomas Sadler-Smith, 26, from Rayner Road, Colchester, was found inside.

A post mortem was carried out yesterday but further tests are now being carried out to find the cause of death.

Yesterday, a 28-year-old from the town was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. He has been bailed until September 8 pending further enquiries.

Detectives continue to treat the death as unexplained.

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