Second Ipswich murder probe continues

A MAN is being questioned by police after a murder investigation was launched following the discovery of a body in a flat in Ipswich.

Josh Warwick

A MURDER probe is continuing in Ipswich today after the body of a man was found in an Ipswich flat.

Police are still quizzing a 46-year-old man who was arrested at 4.45pm yesterday in Hawthorn Drive in the town shortly after the body was discovered in Widgeon Close at around 3.20pm.

Today a police pod is in place at the scene while officers continue with their inquiries into the death of the man who is believe to be called Simon and is in his early 30s.


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Paramedics received a 999 call to the scene in Chantry from a man at 3.18pm yesterday.

An officer in a rapid response vehicle was first on scene followed by an ambulance crew.

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When they arrived they discovered a man who was believed to have died.

The ambulance crew was subsequently stood down and the alleged victim was pronounced dead at the scene after police were called.

Officers were alerted at 3.28pm that a man had been found with injuries at a property in Widgeon Close.

The death is being treated as suspicious at this time and will be referred to the coroner. It has not been revealed what injuries the man sustained.

The property is currently cordoned off and will be examined by scenes of crime officers. An investigation is under way to establish what has happened.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to call Suffolk Police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

- Do you know the alleged victim? Call the newsdesk on 01473 324790 or e-mail starnews@eveningstar.co.uk.

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