Police investigating 'suspicious' death in Burnham-on-Sea after reports of late-night assault

PUBLISHED: 10:44 11 July 2017

Police are investigating a 'suspicious' death in Churchill Close.    Picture: www.burnham-on-sea.com

Police are investigating a 'suspicious' death in Churchill Close. Picture: www.burnham-on-sea.com

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary is investigating a 'suspicious' death in Burnham-on-Sea this morning (Tuesday) after reports of an assault last night.

Police have cordoned off Churchill Close, where a man has died after reports of an attack at around midnight.

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the incident.

A scientific investigation team is at the scene, and a number of officers are patrolling the area.

A police spokesman said: “We’ve launched an investigation following the death of a man in suspicious circumstances in Burnham.

“Officers were called to reports of an assault at house in Churchill Close at 11.56pm last night.

“Sadly, a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the incident and our enquiries are ongoing.”

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