Man’s body discovered near Carrow Road in Norwich
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The death of a man whose body was found in Norwich this morning is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.
Police were called shortly after 8.30am today following reports a body had been found in an area near King Street and Carrow Road.
The death of the man - who was aged in his 50s - was initially treated as unexplained and police sealed off a footpath close to Carrow Road while officers carried out an investigation.
There was a heavy police presence in the area, with at least two forensics vans, three police cars and a van called out to the scene.
Following the investigations, a Norfolk Police spokesman said: 'Enquiries carried out at the scene have confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a file will be prepared for Her Majesty's Coroner.'
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The East of England Ambulance Service was also called out to the incident.
A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: 'The East of England Ambulance Service received an emergency 999 call at approximately 8.15am this morning for a male believed to be not conscious and not breathing in a cut through near King Street, Norwich.
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'An ambulance and an ambulance car were sent. On arrival it was confirmed that the patient was deceased.'