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Murder arrest after man found dead in Leicester flat

Heathcott Road, Leicester Image copyright Google
Image caption Police discovered a man's body in a flat in Heathcott Road, Leicester

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a flat.

Police went to a property in Heathcott Road, Leicester, on Tuesday after concerns were raised about the welfare of a 50-year-old man in the flat.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at about 17:25 BST, and a post-mortem examination has taken place.

Police remain at the scene and the suspect, who is in police custody, is being questioned by detectives.

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