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Three arrested on suspicion of murder after death at play park in Cornwall

The body was discovered next to a block of flats in Truro Road, St Austell Photo: ITV News

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the discovery of the body of a man at a park in St Austell.

Emergency services were called just after 5am after the unidentified man was found.

A scene guard remains in place around the Truro Road and Bridge Road park. Edgecombe Road has also been closed off.

The death is being treated as suspicious and police are awaiting the outcome of a post mortem examination.

A 24-year-old man, a 22-year-old man, and a 21-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody.

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Police would like to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 or 101@dc.police.uk quoting log number 0072 for 11th January 2017.

People can also give information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.