How did man found dead in Diss churchyard get head injury?

A man's body was found in the grounds of St Mary's Church, Diss Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are trying to work out how a man found dead in a churchyard in Diss suffered a head injury.

The victim, who is believed to be in his 40s, was discovered just before 9am on Tuesday, 30 April, in the grounds of St Mary's Church.

Det Insp Lewis Craske, of Norfolk Police, said a post mortem examination was due to take place today (Wednesday).

"It is not yet clear how the man came to suffer the head injury and our enquiries are ongoing to try and establish the exact circumstances leading up to his death.

"While we are treating the death as unexplained at this time, I would urge anyone who may be able to assist with our enquiries to contact police."

– Set Insp Lews Crask, Norfolk Police