Body found in house in Braunstone

Leicestershire Police and forensic officers are at the scene of a property in Braunstone Frith, after the discovery of a body.

Police have confirmed they were called to the housing estate yesterday night, just after 10pm, to a property in Augusta Close.

When officers entered the building they found the body of a man inside.

The death is not being treated as suspicious, however police remain at the scene whilst enquires continue.

In a statement, Leicestershire Police said: “Shortly after 10.15pm yesterday we received a report of a sudden death at a property in Augusta Close, Leicester.”

“Officers attended and found the body of a man inside. His death is not believed to be suspicious and police remain at the scene.”

A file for the coroner is being prepared.