Man’s death: Five on bail

First published in News

FIVE people arrested after the 'unexplained death' of a man in Dorchester town centre have now all been released on bail.

Officers rushed to a flat in High East Street on Wednesday after a woman dialled 999.

They found the body of the man, aged in his 30s, and sealed off the site for crime scene investigators to carry out a full examination.

Four men aged 33, 49, 52 and 62 and a woman, 33, were arrested in connection with the incident.

They have all been released on bail until April, a spokesman said.

She said police are waiting for an inquest into the man's death to be opened before releasing details of his identity.

A postmortem has now taken place but no cause of death has been established.

Police say they are now awaiting the results of toxicology tests.

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