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Police launch investigation after man found dead in Coventry

Shaun Reynolds 27th Sep, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

WEST MIDLANDS Police have launched an investigation after a 47-year-old man was found dead in Coventry last night (Monday).

Officers were called to Edmund Road, Foleshill, at 10.05pm last night to reports of a man collapsed.

The man was declared dead at the scene – his death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem will take place.

Two men, aged 42 and 43 – who were at the address – have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently helping police with their enquiries.

Detective Inspector Paul Joyce from Force CID said: “Officers were called to the address last night by ambulance colleagues.

“At this stage we are investigating the circumstances of the death and I’m asking for anyone who has any information or anyone who was in the area last night to contact Force CID on 101.”

Officers remain at the scene this morning to carry out forensic enquiries.

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