Street cordoned off after man dies in Colchester

The police cordon in place in Colchester this morning following the death of a man. Picture: EMILY C

The police cordon in place in Colchester this morning following the death of a man. Picture: EMILY COX - Credit: Archant

Police are investigating following the death of a man in Colchester after he was found unwell near the Gala Bingo.

Officers were called by the ambulance service at around 9.30pm yesterday, Tuesday, March 10, after a man was found unwell in Osborne Street, Colchester.

He was taken to hospital where he died this morning.

A spokesman for Essex Police confirmed they are making enquiries to establish the circumstances around the man's death.

They said: 'We are exploring a number of lines of enquiry at this stage.


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'We would like to speak to anyone using the area at the time. The man was found close to the Gala Bingo and the multi-storey car park.'

Anyone with information is asked to call Colchester police station on 101 quoting incident 1264 of 10/03 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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