Update: Man’s body discovered in Barnstaple


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Police are treating the death as ‘unexplained’.

THE BODY of a man has been discovered at a house in Newport, Barnstaple this morning (Wednesday).

Police were called to the scene in Water Lane at around 11.40am.

A police spokesman said the body of a man, believed to be in his early 60s, was discovered in the house.

Police are treating the death as unexplained and are making enquiries.

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Update: 3.15pm – Police said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances at this time.

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