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.

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Stoke-on-Trent death now 'unexplained'

Police investigating the death of 47-year-old Simon Hammond in Stoke-on-Trent are now treating the death as unexplained.

They started a murder inquiry after Mr Hammond's body was found in his flat on Matthews walk int he Hanley area of the city.

A post-mortem examination has found he died form head injuries.

The area around the apartment block will stay cordoned off while forensic searches continue.

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