Body found in back garden

An investigation has been launched after the body of a man was found in a back garden in King's Lynn this morning.Police were called to the address in Marshall Street, off Railway Road, by a member of the public at about 6am.

An investigation has been launched after the body of a man was found in a back garden in King's Lynn this morning.

Police were called to a home in Marshall Street, off Railway Road, by a member of the public at about 6.55am.

The scene was immediately sealed for examination and a full investigation has been launched.

His death is currently being treated as unexplained.

The man, who was not resident at the home, is thought to be aged between 35 and 45.

DCI Paul Durham, leading the investigation, said: “A full investigation is underway, although I must stress that we are keeping an open mind as to the circumstances surrounding the man's death at this time.

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“We are still in the process of confirming the man's identity in order that we can inform next of kin.

“Our investigation at the scene is likely to continue throughout the day and possibly even into tomorrow. A post-mortem to establish the exact cause of death will be conducted in due course.”