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Man found near supermarket with life-threatening injuries

The man was found near Asda on Silver Street. Credit: PA

A man has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following an incident near to a supermarket in Worcester.

Police received a report at 1pm this afternoon (Sunday 8 January) raising concern for the safety of the man.

Upon arrival, officers found him near the Asda on Silver Street.

At this time, police say the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

Silver Street is likely to remain closed for some time while officers carry out enquiries.


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48-year-old man found dead in Worcester

West Mercia Police says it is investigating the death of a 48-year-old man in Worcester. Credit: PA

West Mercia Police says it is investigating the death of a 48-year-old man in Worcester.

West Midlands Ambulance service were called after a man was found dead in a property on Tolladine Road at approximately 2am this morning.

Detective Chief Inspector Ian Wall is leading the investigation. He said: “A thorough investigation is underway and we are working to ascertain the exact circumstances leading up to this individual’s death which is currently being treated as unexplained. A post mortem has been scheduled for tomorrow and we will remain open minded in relation to this investigation.

A 46-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and currently remains in police custody.


No service on Great Western Railway between Worcester Foregate St and Hereford Credit: Fiona Hanson / PA Archive/Press Association Images

There is no service on the Great Western Railway between Worcester Foregate St and Hereford. This is due to urgent repairs to the track and a signalling problem.

Trains towards Hereford may terminate at Worcester Foregate Street. This is also affecting London Midland services.

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