Nottingham

Man arrested in Nottingham shopping centre over body find

Pizza Express on King Street, Nottingham
Police had cordoned off Parliament Street and Queen Street while investigations took place

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in a Nottingham shopping centre on suspicion of murder after a body was found in the city centre.

Officers found the body of a 29-year-old man near the rear of Pizza Express on King Street, off Parliament Street, at 22:20 BST on Wednesday.

A Tesco store in the Victoria Centre was closed and the area around the restaurant cordoned off.

The 21-year-old remains in police custody and is being questioned.

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out to find out the cause of death.

Nottinghamshire Police have asked anyone with information to contact them.

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