Man dies in smoke-filled car

POLICE say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a 59-year-old Ipswich man.Officers were called to Old Norwich Road just after 11am on Saturday after receiving reports of a man in a smoke filled car.

POLICE say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a 59-year-old Ipswich man.

Officers were called to Old Norwich Road just after 11am on Saturday after receiving reports of a man in a smoke filled car.

When police and paramedics arrived they found that the man, who was the only occupant of the Mazda car, had died.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said the 59-year-old, who has not been named, was reported missing from an address in Ipswich half an hour earlier.


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He said: “Police were called to Old Norwich Road in Ipswich just after 11am after receiving reports of a man in a smoke filled car.

“Upon arrival police and paramedics found that the man had died. No other vehicle was involved and the 59-year-old man had been reported missing by his family about half an hour earlier. Police are not treating the death as suspicious.”

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