Police investigate 'unexplained death' after grim find

THE body of a 50-year-old man has been found at a home near Sudbury.

THE body of a 50-year-old man has been found in a flat near Sudbury.

Emergency services were called to a property in High Street, Cavendish, at 1.10pm today.

On arrival they discovered the body of a man who is believed to have been dead for several days.

The grim discovery was made by the landlord of one of the flats who had entered the property following reports of an alarm sounding and concern for the safety of a tenant.

Police have cordoned off the area around the flat and are currently treating the death as “unexplained”.

A spokeswoman said: “This incident is in its early stages and the death is being treated as unexplained at this time. A post mortem will be conducted in due course, and inquiries are being carried out to establish what has happened.”

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