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Police cordon after man found in back of bin lorry

Officers were called at 5:10am after reports a man had been found in the back of this bin lorry in Sneinton Dale in Nottingham Credit: ITV News Central/Gareth Owen

Police have closed off Lyndhurst Road in Sneinton in Nottingham following the death of a man found in the back of a bin lorry.

Police have cordoned off Lyndhurst Road while investigations take place Credit: ITV News Central/Gareth Owen

Officers were called to the lorry which was parked outside a Dental Practice at 5:10am. Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

The bin lorry remains in place on the junction of Lyndhurst Road and Sneinton Dale Credit: ITV News Central/Gareth Owen

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Police aren't treating bin lorry death as suspicious


Death of a man in Sneinton Dale this morning is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

Police in Nottingham say they're not treating the death of a man found in the back of a dustbin lorry this morning as suspicious.

Officers were called to Lyndhurst Road in Sneinton Dale shortly after 5:10am, after reports a man was in the back of the vehicle.

He was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre where he later died. Lyndhurst Road has been closed while investigations are taking place.

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Police close road after man found in bin lorry

A man's died after reports he was discovered in the back of a refuse lorry in Nottingham Credit: ITV News Central

Police have closed a road in Sneinton in Nottingham after a man was found in the back of a rubbish truck.

Investigations are continuing after officers were called to reports that a man was in the back of a dustbin lorry in Lyndhurst Road at around 5:10am.

A man was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre and subsequently died.

Read: Man dies after being found in rubbish lorry

Jury told rambler killed by bull in 'foreseeable circumstances'

Glenis Freeman and her late husband Roger Credit: ITV News Central

A jury has heard claims that a rambler killed by a bull on land owned by a Nottinghamshire farmer, died in entirely foreseeable circumstances.

Farmer Paul Waterfall arriving at court this morning Credit: ITV News Central

The prosecution told Nottingham Crown Court that 39 year old farmer Paul Waterfall, of Underhill Farm in Stanford on Soar, had a duty of care to members of public who crossed his land, and that he was grossly negligent in taking steps to deal with the risk.

Flowers left at the scene of the bull attack Credit: ITV News Central

Roger Freeman was attacked by the bull as he walked along a public footpath in the field, with his wife. Mr Waterfall denies manslaughter by gross negligence. The trial continues.


See some of the weapons handed in during Nottinghamshire's gun amnesty

Nottinghamshire Police have revealed the results of their fortnight long gun amnesty in the city.

It was the first time the force had held an amnesty to collect weapons in a decade, since the city had been nick-named "Shottingham" by the tabloids after a number of high profile shootings .

See what victims of gun crime in Nottingham thought about the amnesty here.

More than 200 guns handed in to Notts Police

Gun Amnesty launched in March to help cut gun crime Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police have told ITV News that more than 200 weapons were handed in as part of their first gun amnesty in a decade.

46 shotguns, 17 rifles, 34 air rifles, 78 handguns/pistols/revolvers, 2 stun guns, 2 airsoft weapons and 4 imitation/replica weapons were seized.

They will now be sold or destroyed.

Three arrested after two men die in serious car crash

Map showing scene of fatal crash in Ravenshead in Nottinghamshire Credit: ITV News Central

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after two men died in a car crash in Ravenshead in Nottinghamshire.

It happened at around 10.00pm last night when a silver Rover 218 carrying three men left the road and crashed into a telegraph pole at the junction of Gorse Hill and Longdale Lane.

The driver and front passenger both died at the scene, while a man travelling in the backseat was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham with injuries described as 'non-life threatening'.

Three men aged 20,21 & 28, who are not believed to have been travelling in the car which crashed, are being questioned by police.

Anyone who saw the car in the area prior to the crash is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police on the 101 telephone number.

Nottingham councillors want long term solution to gun crime

Nottingham City Council says it has a dedicated team working to prevent gun crime in the city, and is looking for long term ways of preventing future problems.

The council released a statement following criticism of the recent gun amnesty in Nottingham, who say amnesties are not the most effective solution.

Nottingham faces a smaller problem than many big cities, but it is still an issue which needs tackling.

We have a dedicated team focused on tackling gang and youth violence in the short term... well as exploring long term ways of working with the community to prevent future incidents.

– Nottingham City Council statement
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