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Investigations continue into the death of man in Diss

Investigations are continuing into the death of a man in Diss.

Officers were called at 8.56am on Tuesday 30 April after the body of a man was found in the grounds of St Mary’s Church. The man, aged in his 40s, had suffered a head injury.

A Home Office Post Mortem examination which took place this morning (Wednesday 1 May) proved inconclusive and further tests are due to be carried out.

Whilst the death remains unexplained officers do not believe there was any third party involvement at this stage.

Inspector Laura Symonds said: "I would like to thank people living and working in the town centre for their patience whilst officers have been conducting their enquiries. Church Street has now been reopened and a policing focus will remain in that area.”

Anyone who may have been in the area of the church yard between Sunday 28 April and Tuesday 30 April and may have information which could help officers establish the circumstances leading up to the man’s death should contact Norfolk Police on 101

Detectives continue to investigate death of man in Diss

Detectives are continuing to investigate the death a man in Diss.

Officers were called at 8.56am on Tuesday 30 April to reports the body of a man had been found in the grounds of St Mary’s Church.

The man, who is believed to be in his 40s, had suffered a head injury.

Detective Inspector Lewis Craske said: “It is not yet clear how the man came to suffer the head injury and our enquiries are ongoing to try and establish the exact circumstances leading up to the his death.

“A Home Office Post Mortem examination is due to take place tomorrow and whilst we are treating the death as unexplained at this time I would urge anyone who may be able to assist with our enquiries to contact police.”

A cordon remains in place and Church Street between Market Hill and Chapel Street is closed.

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk Police on 101 quoting CAD reference 79 of 30 April 2019.

Police investigate death of man in Diss

Police are investigating the death of a man in Diss.
 
Officers were called at 8.56am on Tuesday 30 April)to reports a body of a man had been found in the grounds of St Mary’s Church.
 
A seal has been placed around the location and Church Street between Market Hill and Chapel Street is currently closed.
 
Enquiries are in their very early stages in order to try and establish the circumstances leading up to the man’s death which is being treated as unexplained at this stage.