Oakham house body prompts murder inquiry

Police in Gaol Street, Oakham
Image caption A post mortem will be held shortly, police said

A murder investigation has begun after a man was found dead in a house in Rutland.

Police were called to a property in Gaol Street, in Oakham, at about 07:30 BST. The victim is yet to be formally identified.

Four men have been arrested in connection with the death and they remain in custody, detectives said.

The area has been cordoned off while the scene is examined. Police have appealed for information.

The body has been removed from the scene and the post mortem examination will take place in due course, officers said.

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