A man has died after being found on the forecourt of a garage in Northumberland.
Police and paramedics were called to the Spar garage on Station Road in Bedlington at around 5.40am on Tuesday.
A man who was found there was taken to hospital where he died.
Northumbria Police has not confirmed if the man’s death is being treated as suspicious.
A police spokesperson said: “Emergency services attended and the man was taken to hospital where he sadly died.”
The garage was cordoned off by police and forensic investigators were sent to the scene.
Two police vans were parked next to the garage on Tuesday afternoon while officers made door-to-door inquiries.
The Spar has remained closed to customers.
A police investigation is ongoing and anyone who has any information is asked to call 101 quoting log number 115 06/03/18 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.