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- Body of a 43-year-old man found at flat in St Leonard's Road at Chapelhay, Weymouth, yesterday has sparked a police investigation
- Police say the death is suspicious
- Detectives and scenes of crime officers have been at the property for most of the night
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Dorset Police have just released this statement to us.
A spokesman for the police said: "At 3.20pm on Monday July 28, Dorset Police received a report of a sudden death of a 43-year-old local man at an address on St Leonards Road in Weymouth.
"At this time the death is unexplained and officers from CID and scenes of crime are investigating.
"His next of kin and HM Coroner has been informed.
"There is no more information available at this time."
A shop owner in the area said Chapelhay was a nice area and was shocked to hear that a man had died in 'suspicious circumstances'.
They said: "It's a lovely area and very quiet. People up here are friendly and there's no hassle.
"It's not somthing you would ever want to hear, you would never think its going to happen in an area like this."
One resident, who did not wish to be named, said the house has been 'quiet for the last couple of days' but she said: "When I passed it a couple of nights ago there was a hell of a din coming out of the house."
See a video from the scene last night
Reporter Liz Jackson has been speaking to residents in the area. Only one knew about the police investigation. People said they were shocked to hear what had happened.
One man described the area as 'quiet', adding: "A suspicious death is the last thing you want to hear about."
We're hoping to get an update on the investigation from Dorset Police later this morning
Read our story here from today's paper on what we know so far
Our reporter Liz Jackson is at the scene and says a crime scene guard is in place at the property in St Leonard's Road. Here's a picture from the scene this morning.