Death of man found in Crook 'not suspicious'

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Image caption The man was found in Flanders Way, Crook, County Durham

The death of a man found in a County Durham street is not suspicious, police have said.

It follows the discovery of a body by a passer-by in Flanders Way, Crook, at about 06:50 GMT on Sunday.

The man, believed to be in his 30s or 40s, was confirmed dead by paramedics.

Durham Police initially described the death as "unexplained" but following the results of a post-mortem examination the force said it was not being treated as suspicious.

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