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Body Found On Newcastle City Centre Roof
A man's body's been found on the roof of Marks and Spencers at Newcastle's Haymarket.
The area's been cordoned off while police investigate what happened.
A Northumbria Police spokesperson said:
"At around 3.45am on Friday, March 6th police received a report of a man's body being found on a pitched roof top near the back of Marks & Spencer at Haymarket.
Police, ambulance and fire crews attended and the man's body was removed.
Inquiries have been carried out and officers believe there is not third party involvement in the man’s death.
A report is being prepared for the coroner."
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