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Police in Colchester have arrested four people in connection with a murder investigation launched in the town.
It follows the discovery of a man’s body at St Mary’s car park in Balkerne Hill, just before 9am yesterday (Monday).
Three men, aged 47, 45 and 32, and a 46-year-old woman, were arrested on suspicion of murder overnight. They remain in police custody.
Officers say the car park will remain closed for at least the next 24 to 48 hours to allow investigations at the scene to be carried out. Motorists are advised to make alternative arrangements to park at this time.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man's body was found in a multi-storey car park in Colchester.
Police made the discovery at the St Mary’s car park on Balkerne Hill just before 9am on Monday 23 April.
The car park has been closed as a result but police are aiming to allow access to vehicles later today.
Officers are continuing to carry out enquiries to establish the circumstances and the cause of his death.
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A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
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