Bury St Edmunds: Man Arrested in Murder

21 February 2012, 04:31 | Updated: 21 February 2012, 05:06

Suffolk Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Bury St Edmunds.

Police were called at 11.57pm on Monday 20 February from a member of the public saying there was a fight in progress near to an address in Ashwell Road, Bury St Edmunds.

Officers were sent out immediately and discovered a collapsed man. The officers tried to revive the man before he was taken to West Suffolk Hospital.

The man was pronounced deceased a short while after arriving.

A man who was found near to the address in Ashwell Road has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 48-year-old man from the Bury St Edmunds area was taken to the town's Police Investigation Centre where he will be questioned in due course.

A cordon has been set up at the property and will remain there until officers have conducted their enquiries and gathered evidence.

Police would like to hear from anyone who has information in relation to this incident. Calls should be made to Suffolk Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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