Lancashire

Five people held over 'unexplained' death in Burnley

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found at a house in Burnley.

The man, believed to be aged 51, was found unconscious with a head injury shortly before 23:30 GMT on Wednesday.

Lancashire Police said the man's death was "unexplained" and a post-mortem examination was due to be carried out later.

Two women and three men, all from the Burnley area, are being questioned by police.

Despite the efforts of paramedics the man was pronounced dead at the scene, said Lancashire Police.

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