Man arrested on suspicion of drug offences after body discovered in Sunderland street

Northumbria Police were called to a street in the Hendon area of Sunderland after paramedics discovered the body of a man.

Sunday, 28th March 2021, 10:28 am

Officers were called to Hudson Road in Hendon, Sunderland, at around 9.40am on Saturday, March 27, after a report from the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) that a man had died.

Police said emergency services attended the scene and a 49-year-old man was confirmed dead.

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A man's body was found at a property on Hudson Road. Photo: Google Maps.

Police have launched an investigation and a 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a Class A drug.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 9.40am on Saturday (March 27) we received a report from the ambulance service that a man had died at a property on Hudson Road in Sunderland.

"Enquiries into the circumstances around the death are ongoing but a 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a Class A drug.”

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