No third party involvement in death in Bedlington

06 Mar 2018 19:00 PM

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Police investigating the death of a man found unconscious in Bedlington this morning can now confirm that they do not believe there to be any third party involvement.

Officers were called to the Spar on Station Road, Bedlington at 5.40am, today (March 6), after the body of a man was found.

Emergency services attended and the man was taken to hospital where he sadly died.

Police believe that the man may have been a victim of robbery prior to his death however, that his death is not linked to the incident.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and is currently in police custody.

Police are asking anyone who saw anything suspicious to get in touch with Northumbria police and quote reference number 115 06/03/18 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.