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Police cordon lifted in Diss town centre after investigation into death of a man




Officers investigating the death of a man in Diss have now lifted the police cordon at the scene of the incident.

Police were at the scene until this afternoon. Picture by Chris Morris.
Police were at the scene until this afternoon. Picture by Chris Morris.

It is after police were called at 8.56am yesterday morning (Tuesday April 30) to reports of a body found in the grounds of St Mary’s Church.

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

Investigations are continuing as post mortem results prove inconclusive.

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 churchyard between Sunday April 28 and Tuesday April 30 and may have information which could help officers establish the circumstances leading up to the man’s death should contact Norfolk Police on 101.



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