Probe after body found in toilet block

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing after a man's body was discovered in an Ipswich toilet block.An ambulance was called to the toilets at Major's Corner, opposite the Odeon cinema, at around midnight yesterday .

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing after a man's body was discovered in an Ipswich toilet block.

An ambulance was called to the toilets at Major's Corner, opposite the Odeon cinema, at around midnight yesterday .

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "We received a call to say that a man, believed to be in his mid-40s had been found in the toilets.

"He was not conscious or breathing, and was already deceased when we arrived. It was then left in the hands of the police."


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The East Anglian Ambulance service notified the police who cordoned off the area.

Scenes of crime officers were carrying out further routine investigations throughout the day.

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Police will also be trying to identify the man and inform his next-of-kin. At this stage police are treating the death as unexplained.

The body was removed in the early hours of yesterdaymorning and has been taken to Ipswich Hospital where a post mortem examination was due to be carried out.

A Suffolk police spokesman said: "Ipswich police were called by the ambulance service just after midnight, following the discovery of a man's body in the public toilets on Major's Corner.

"At this point in time police are treating the death as unexplained."

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