Death of man in Corby street not suspicious, say police

A cordon was in place for almost 48 hours as police investigated

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 10:37 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 10:38 am

A man who died in a quiet Corby street had suffered a medical episode, a police investigation has concluded.

Emergency services were called to Snatchill Close, near Applegarth Close, after the 34-year-old's body was discovered in the street at 11.50pm on Friday (April 30).

Officers remained at the scene throughout the weekend with a cordon in place and police conducting door-to-door enquiries.

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A police cordon at the scene.

A forensics team was in attendance as they worked to establish the circumstances surrounding the man's death, with police appealing for information.

Today (Wednesday) a Northamptonshire Police spokesman said their investigation had concluded that the man's death is not being treated as suspicious.

The spokesman said: “Detectives investigating the death of a 34-year-old man in Corby have concluded that there were no suspicious circumstances involved.

“Emergency services were called to Snatchill Close, Corby, at 11.50pm on Friday, April 30, after the body of a man was found in the street.

“Following an investigation and a forensic post-mortem examination, it was concluded that the man sadly died as a result of a medical episode.

“The man’s family have been informed and are being supported by police officers.

"A report is also being prepared for the coroner.”