Town centre death remains a mystery

POLICE said last night they were still treating the death of a man in Ipswich town centre as “unexplained”.A 47-year-old man who was questioned in relation to Friday night's incident has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

POLICE said last night they were still treating the death of a man in Ipswich town centre as “unexplained”.

A 47-year-old man who was questioned in relation to Friday night's incident has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Officers were called to The Walk in Ipswich at about 8pm on Friday after reports that a man was bleeding from a head wound.

It has not been revealed whether the 36-year-old victim, who has not been named, was hit with an object or if he fell and hit his head. Shortly after officers arrived, the man collapsed and he was taken to hospital, where he later died.


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The 47-year-old man was arrested but released on Saturday pending further inquiries.

The incident is believed to have happened near to the Tavern Street entrance to The Walk between Thornton's and the Boulangerie café.

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A police spokeswoman said: “We would appeal for anyone who was in The Walk, Lloyds Avenue, the Cornhill or Tavern Street between 7pm and 8.45pm on Friday who may have information which can help with inquiries, to contact police.”

Meanwhile in a separate incident a 25-year-old Polish man received a two inch cut to his back and head after he was stabbed outside Zest nightclub, Princes Street, Ipswich around 2am yesterday .

The victim was taken by ambulance to Ipswich Hospital but his injuries were not life threatening.

Anyone with information on either incident should call Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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