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Death of man in Bury St Edmunds not being treated as suspicious

PUBLISHED: 15:00 10 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:00 10 May 2018

Police are on the scene in Linnet Road. Picture: EMMA BRENNAN

Police are on the scene in Linnet Road. Picture: EMMA BRENNAN

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The death of a man in Bury St Edmunds is not being treated as suspicious, police have confirmed.

Officers were called around 4.30pm on Wednesday to reports of a fatality in Linnet Road.

The body of a man in his 50s was found in the front garden of a house after being pulled from a drain by a member of the public.

It is not clear why the man was down the drain at this time.

Police are still investigating the circumstances of what happened and the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Several police cars as well as the East of England Ambulance Service attended the scene on Wednesday.

The road was closed for around four hours and a police cordon was put in place.

Anybody who has any information about the incident is asked to call Suffolk Constabulary on 101, quoting CAD reference 305 of May 9.

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