Man found dead in Bideford Pannier Market toilets

09:11 07 January 2014

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Police have arrested a 32-year-old from Bude in connection with the death of the 25-year-old from Westward Ho!

A MAN has died after being found unconscious in the toilets at Bideford Pannier Market yesterday (Monday) afternoon.

Paramedics were called to the scene just before 3.30pm but the 25-year-old from Westward Ho! was pronounced dead an hour later.

Police confirmed the death was being treated as unexplained.

A 32-year-old man from Bude was arrested in connection with the death on suspicion of administering a noxious substance. He has been released on bail.

Formal identification is yet to take place and officers are currently in the process of contacting the family of the man.

A post mortem is expected to be carried out in the next few days.

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