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Man understood to have died after falling from third floor flat in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 06:39 24 June 2020 | UPDATED: 15:06 24 June 2020

Police at the scene of the incident at a block of flats off Duke Street, Ipswich  Picture: BRAD JONES

Police at the scene of the incident at a block of flats off Duke Street, Ipswich Picture: BRAD JONES

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Suffolk police remain at the scene of an incident in Ipswich where a man fell from a flat and understood to have died in the early hours of the morning.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man fell from three storeys to his death in Ipswich  Picture: ARCHANTA murder investigation has been launched after a man fell from three storeys to his death in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANT

Police were called just after 2.35am on Wednesday morning, following reports that a man had fallen from the third-floor balcony of a flat in Duke Street.

This newspaper understands that the man has since died.

Officers are still at the scene which is in a courtyard off Hope Court, Duke Street.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said: “It is not clear what the nature of the incident is at this stage, though at least one officer remains at the scene and there is a cordon in place.

“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and further updates will follow in due course.”

Ipswich Borough councillor for Holywells Liz Harsant said she knew the apartment block well.

“I feel desperately sorry for the residents who live there,” said Mrs Harsant.

“It’s frightening.

“I support the residents completely.”

Anyone with information about this incident, is asked to contact South CID at Landmark House on 101, quoting reference: 34924/20.


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