One arrested on drug offences after man found dead in Sunderland street

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POLICE are continuing to investigate the death of a man in Sunderland.

Officers were called to Town End Farm, Sunderland, at 3.20pm yesterday after reports of concern for a man in Baxter Road.

Police attended the scene, where paramedics pronounced a 39 year-old man dead.

There is believed to be no third party involvement and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

A 40 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drug offences and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference 748 15/05/14.