Street sealed off after man found dead in Hinckley

The latest on an investigation involving all three emergency services after a man was found dead on Factory Road in Hinckley.

Ambulance service release statement after Hinckley death

Emergency services were called to the address at 8:50am this morning... Credit: ITV Central

After a man was found dead in Hinckley, Leicester, earlier today, the East Midlands Ambulance Service have released a statement.

Debbie Tweddle, Leicestershire Locality Manager, said:

“We were alerted of an incident by Leicestershire Police at 08:56 today (January 24th) in Factory Road, Hinckley...

... Police officers worked with our paramedics, a doctor from East Midlands Immediate Care Scheme (EMICS) and the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance paramedic and doctor to provide the very best care and treatment possible to the people who needed our help...

... This was a significant call which provided many challenges, and our thoughts are with all the people who were involved in this tragic incident."

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Pictures from the scene of the incident in Hinckley

More pictures from the scene at the incident in Hinckley, following the death of a man this morning.

Emergency services are on the scene... Credit: ITV Central

No further information has yet been made available.

Police forensic teams are on site... Credit: ITV Central
Police have cordoned off the are and blocked the road, whilst they complete their investigation... Credit: ITV Central

Man dies in Hinckley incident

Police and fire crews on Factory Road in Hinckley Credit: ITV News Central

Leicestershire Police have confirmed a man has died in Hinckley this morning after reports of an assault.

Fire arms officers were called at 8:50am to a house on Factory Road and found a man seriously injured. He later died.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested and is being questioned by police.

Police cordon off houses in Hinckley

Police and fire crews on Factory Road in Hinckley Credit: ITV News Central

Police and fire crews have cordoned off houses on Factory Road in Hinckley this morning.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said they were called by the police to reports of a house fire with people trapped inside.

Leicestershire Police have yet to give a formal statement.

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