‘Murdered by austerity’ scrawled on to Norwich underpass where rough sleeper died
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A message scrawled on the wall of a Norwich underpass claims that a rough sleeper who died yesterday was 'murdered by austerity'.
Flowers have also been left in the underpass from people who knew the man.
One message read: 'A dear friend, you will be sadly missed forever.'
Officers were called to the St Stephen's Street underpass at 7am on Wednesday following reports that a man had collapsed.
Emergency services rushed to the scene but the man died.
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Among the messages left at the scene today, the words 'RIP murdered by austerity' were written across the wall.
The message continued: 'Wake up to the dangers of the fascist state before it's too late.'
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As of yesterday, police were treating the death as unexplained. It is not thought to be suspicious.