Police appeal after man killed on railway line near Leicester city centre

Police investigating the death of a man on a railway track in Leicester are trying to establish his movements prior to the tragedy.

Officers were called to the line close to Leicester station at 3.40am yesterday morning (20 May) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

Paramedics also attended however sadly, a man in his thirties was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family have been informed, and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of his death.


They are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the man in the area of New Walk in the hours leading up to his death to come forward to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with information can contact British Transport Police by calling 0800 405040 quoting reference 44 of 20/05/20.

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