Man in 40’s found dead at Colchester address

A man in his 40’s was found dead at a town centre address in Colchester this morning.

The man was found dead by Essex ambulance service at a homeless shelter on North Hill. Unconfirmed reports claim the man was a rough sleeper.

A spokesperson for Essex Police confirmed: “We were contacted by the ambulance service at 7.25am on 3rd February after a man aged in his 40’s was sadly found deceased inside an address in North Hill, Colchester.”

The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

A file is being prepared for the coroner.