A second man arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a man's body in woodland near Norwich has been released on bail while enquiries continue.

The man had been arrested earlier this week on suspicion of murder after Matthew Griggs was found unresponsive in an area of woodland off Church Lane, Sprowston on September 23.

Eastern Daily Press: Church Lane, SprowstonChurch Lane, Sprowston (Image: Peter Walsh, Newsquest)

An inquest opened into the death of the 38-year-old heard he died after suffering blunt force trauma to his chest.

A Norfolk police spokesman said the man in his 40s arrested on Wednesday (October 4) on suspicion of murder has been released on bail until January 3 next year while enquiries continue.

Meanwhile a man, also in his 40s, arrested on Tuesday (October 3) on suspicion of murder in connection with the same incident has been released on bail until January 2 next year.

Mr Griggs is believed to have been involved in two altercations prior to his death with the first happening at Ketts Hill at about 7.40am on September 19.

Eastern Daily Press: Ketts Hill, NorwichKetts Hill, Norwich (Image: Peter Walsh, Newsquest)The second incident happened at around 8.30am on the bridge on Prince of Wales Road.

Eastern Daily Press: Bridge on Prince of Wales RoadBridge on Prince of Wales Road (Image: Peter Walsh, Newsquest)Mr Griggs' body was discovered in an area of woodland in Sprowston shortly before 7.45am on Saturday, September 23 by two dog walkers.

They attempted to perform life-saving CPR on him.

Paramedics were called and took over his treatment, but he died at the scene.

Detectives are asking for anyone who may have witnessed either of these altercations to get in touch.

The inquest of Mr Griggs has been adjourned until a further hearing on December 21 this year.

Anyone with any information or relevant dashcam footage is asked to contact Norfolk Police on 101 or email JMIT@norfolk.police.uk quoting reference 36/68171/23.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org.