Man's death in Market Harborough town centre 'not suspicious' say police

The death of a man found in a front garden in Market Harborough town centre on Sunday morning is being treated as 'not suspicious'.

Wednesday, 2nd October 2019, 12:18 pm
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But, Leicestershire Police has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) over the incident.

A Leicestershire Police spokesman said: “Officers have concluded their enquiries into the death of a man in Market Harborough at the weekend.

“His death is not being treated as suspicious.

“A file is being prepared for the coroner and identification of the deceased will be a matter for the coroner.”

The spokesman added: “Prior to the man being found, we received a call from a member of the public reporting hearing strange noises near her property.

“Officers attended and no-one was located in the area.

“Therefore as a result, a mandatory referral has been made to the IOPC (Independent Office for Police Conduct)."