A forensic investigation is taking place at a house in Stoke-on-Trent where a man was found dead yesterday morning (Friday 15 February).
Police were called to the house in Matthews Walk, Hanley, at around 9am. The death of 47-year old Simon Hammond is being treated as suspicious.
Chief Inspector Jeff Moore, Local Policing Team Commander for Stoke-on-Trent Central, said: “We are appealing for anyone who knew Mr Hammond and saw him recently to contact us."
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Outbreaks of rain, sometimes heavy, will soon clear. Sunshine and scattered showers will follow. Mainly dry later.
Localised gales will develop across parts of the region tonight. Tomorrow there will be sunshine and scattered showers.