Police investigate 'unexplained' death after man's body found at Sunderland house

The body of a man has been found at a Sunderland house as officers launch an investigation into the death, which is being treated as unexplained.

Wednesday, 3rd June 2020, 3:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th June 2020, 2:51 pm

Detectives have launched an investigation into the death of a man at a house in Aintree Road, in the Farringdon area of Sunderland.

Northumbria Police has confirmed it is currently treating the man’s death as ‘unexplained’ and inquiries are now ongoing to determine the surrounding circumstances.

The man’s body was found at an house on the street on Wednesday, June 3, after police officers were called by the ambulance service to a concern for a man at the address.

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A police cordon is in place in Aintree Road.

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A large police cordon is in place blocking off part of the residential street to both vehicles and pedestrians. A number of officers and police cars are surrounding the cordon’s perimeter.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Shortly after midday we were alerted by the ambulance service to concern for a male at an address on Aintree Road, Sunderland.

“Emergency services attended and found the body of a man, whose death is currently being treated as unexplained. Inquiries are ongoing.”

A police cordon is in place.

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