Trimley St Mary: Probe launched after body of man, 28, is found in flat

TRIMLEY ST MARTIN: An investigation is under way today after a young man was found dead in his flat.

The body of the 28-year-old, named locally as Michael, was discovered in a second-floor apartment in Meadow Close, Trimley St Martin, after concerned residents raised the alarm on Saturday evening.

Paramedics were first called out to reports of a man having collapsed, but arrived at the block of flats at 4.30pm on Saturday to find the man’s body.

Police officers were called to the scene, but an initial investigation found there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

They stayed at the one-bedroom flat until approximately 9pm that night before handing the investigation over to the coroner’s office.


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A police spokesman confirmed: “A man has died in Trimley St Martin. Police were contacted by the ambulance service shortly after 4.30pm on January 8 following concerns surrounding the death of a man inside a block of flats in Meadow Close.

“Officers arrived and found the body of a 28-year-old man.

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“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course, prior to an inquest being held later this year.”

An eyewitness, who asked not to be named, said: “We were going to another flat when we saw the police and the ambulance there.

“There were police at the top of the stairs as well, but they didn’t give too much away. They just said the next of kin had been informed.”

A post-mortem is expected to be held this week to establish the cause of death.

n Do you have any information about this incident? Would you like to pay tribute to the man involved? Call the Evening Star newsdesk on 01473 324788 or e-mail starnews@eveningstar.co.uk

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