Death of man in Clacton no longer considered suspicious by police

Police at the scene in Cambridge Road, Clacton. Picture: ARCHANT

Police at the scene in Cambridge Road, Clacton. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Detectives investigating the sudden death of a man in Clacton no believe the incident is suspicious.

Paramedics called police to an address in Cambridge Road shortly before 8.10am yesterday, Thursday October 5, as the ambulance service responded to a call to a man who was unconscious and not breathing.

The man was confirmed dead at the scene.

An investigation was launched by police officers into his death.

A post-mortem examination was carried out today, Friday October 6.

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Although no formal cause of death has yet been recorded, based upon preliminary results the death is no longer being treated as suspicious.

Essex Police will now prepare a file for the coroner.

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A 50-metre police cordon covering around 20 homes was put in place around the scene of the death while forensic investigations were carried out.

Officers at the scene were letting neighbours in and out to reach their homes, while others kept guard and police dogs were on standby.

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