Police dealing with incident in Dorchester

Dorset Police were called to St George’s Road in Dorchester just before 7am today, Thursday 13 November 2014 where the body of a man aged in his 40s was discovered.

The death is not being treated as suspicious. Next of kin have been informed and the matter has been passed to the coroner.

Inspector Steve Marsh, of Dorchester police, said: “On searching the address, a number of small devices were discovered that officers were unable to identify. As a precaution, we called upon the Army’s Bomb Disposal Unit to inspect the items and deal with them. This is currently on-going.

“I would like to reassure residents and members of the community that there is no risk to the immediate area.” 

ISSUED: 13 November 2014

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