Man found dead near Tube entrance to Parliament

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Police are investigating after a man was found dead near the Tube entrance to Parliament.

Officers and paramedics were called to Westminster Underground Station shortly before 7.30am after reports of an unresponsive man near exit three.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and officers are not treating the death as suspicious.

The area of the station where the man was found is often used by homeless people to sleep during the night.

The Tube entrance to the Parliamentary Estate, which is next to the exit, remains closed.