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Seven year old 'drowned' at River Centre in Norfolk

Waveney River Centre where a seven year old girl died

Police investigating the death of a seven-year-old girl in Burgh St Peter say a post mortem has established the provisional cause of death as drowning and further tests are being carried out to obtain a definitive cause of death.

Officers are working with South Norfolk District Council to try and establish the circumstances surrounding the incident at a swimming pool at Waveney River Centre, near Beccles, on May 1st.


Police watchdog informed of man's death in Bedford

Midland Road in Bedford where a man died earlier today

Bedfordshire Police have confirmed the police watchdog the IPCC have been informed after a man died in Bedford.

It happened at lunchtime today (Wednesday) on the town's Midland Road.

Officers gave first aid at the scene and the ambulance service also attended, but were unable to save the man.

In a brief statement Bedfordshire Police said

The IPCC will be informed of the incident, as is procedure when a person dies who has been in recent contact with the police.

No further details will be released at this time.

– Bedfordshire Police

Transgender prisoner found dead at jail

A transgender prisoner has been found dead at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes Credit: Press Association

A transgender inmate has been found dead at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes.

Staff and paramedics attempted resuscitation on Joanne Latham but she was pronounced dead early on Friday morning

An investigation will now be carried out by the independent Prisons and Probation Ombudsman.

Police continue to investigate unexplained death

Police are expected to name a man in his 70s who died after being found in a road in Haverhill in Suffolk. Police were called to Duddery Road at around 3.30am on Sunday morning where the man was found lying in the road.

The man was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital but was later pronounced dead. His death is being treated as unexplained. Police are trying to contact his relatives.


Anniversary appeal over teenager's death

Anniversary appeal over teenager's death

A year on from the discovery of a teenager's body on the Royal Estate at Sandringham, detectives are making a fresh appeal for information about her death.

Seventeen-year-old Alisa Dmitrijeva went missing from her home in Wisbech in August 2011. Her remains were found by a dog walker on farmland at Anmer, near Sandringham, on New Year's Day 2012.

Norfolk Police are especially keen to hear from anyone with information on her movements in the King's Lynn and Wisbech areas between 30 August and 6 September 2011.

Police investigate unexplained death

Essex Police are investigating the unexplained death of a women in Wivenhoe.

The body of a woman in her thirties was found at an address in Charles Court on Sunday 6th August.

The preliminary results from the post mortem were inconclusive and further tests are to be carried out. A 30-year-old man from Colchester was arrested, but has now been released on bail until October.