Police investigate murder in Stoke-on-Trent

A murder investigation is underway after a man was found dead at his home in Stoke-on-Trent.

Officers were called to a house in Matthew's Walk, Hanley at 9:00am on Friday 15 February.

The man was formally identified as Simon Hammond who was 47.

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Stoke-on-Trent death

Police are now treating the death of a 47-year-old in a block of flats in Stoke-on-Trent as unexplained.