Man, 28, arrested after body found in house

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found at a house in Leicester.

The body was found in Marriott Road in the Saffron Lane area of the city on Wednesday afternoon.

The dead man has yet to be formally identified and a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

The property has been sealed off to allow for a forensic examination of the scene.

The arrested man remains in police custody.

Det Ch Insp Matt Hewson said: "Our investigation is in its very early stages and we are currently trying to establish what has happened.

"We are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to this death and would urge anyone who has information to contact police."

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