Essex

Brentwood High Street death: Murder arrest

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Image caption The man was found unwell in Brentwood High Street on Monday morning

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man on a high street.

Police were called to reports of the man, who has yet to be named, being found unwell in Brentwood, Essex at 08:55 BST.

He was later pronounced dead at the scene, and the death is being treated as suspicious.

A 47-year-old man of no fixed abode has since been arrested and remains in police custody.

Essex Police has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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