Police investigating unexplained death on Thetford estate

A man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in Durham Way, Thetford. Pictu

A man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in Durham Way, Thetford. Picture by Bethany Whymark - Credit: Archant

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man on the Abbey estate in Thetford.

Officers were called to a garage block in Durham Way at around 6pm on Monday after paramedics had been called to attend to a man found motionless on the ground. He was treated but pronounced dead at the scene.

Residents reported seeing the man on the ground being given CPR.

A post mortem examination held yesterday (Wednesday) proved inconclusive and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding his death.

A man who was arrested and questioned in relation to the incident has been released on police bail with conditions until March 14, 2017 while enquiries continue.

The incident is not being linked to the death of a woman in Frobisher Close, Thetford.


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Officers have asked for anyone who may have been in the area around the time of the incident and believes they could have information to assist police to contact Thetford CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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