Bury St Eds: Murder Investigation Continues
21 February 2012, 16:29
A man remains in custody today in connection with the murder of a man in Bury St Edmunds.
Police were called to reports of a fight in Ashwell Road, Bury St Edmunds just before midnight last night, Monday 20th February.
A man was found collapsed at the location. He was taken to West Suffolk Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police are trying to locate the man's next of kin; as soon as the family members have been traced formal identification will take place.
A post mortem examination is due to take place later this afternoon to try to ascertain the cause of death.
A cordon is still in place at the scene in Ashwell Road and is likely to remain for 24-48 hours whilst officers conduct their enquiries and gather any forensic evidence.
The 48-year-old man from the Bury St Edmunds area who was arrested on suspicion of murder, remains in custody at the Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation for questioning.
Anyone who has information in relation to this incident should call Suffolk Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.