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Four men arrested following death of man in Felixstowe's Hodgkinson Road lorry park



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Four men have been arrested today following the death of a man at a lorry park in Felixstowe.

Police were called to the lorry park by the ambulance service, who had received reports of a man in need of urgent medical attention at the Hodgkinson Road lorry park, at 1.50am this morning.

Despite the efforts of medical personnel at the scene, the man was pronounced dead a short time later.

Hodgkinson Road Lorry Park, Felixstowe. Picture: Google Maps. (52342070)
Hodgkinson Road Lorry Park, Felixstowe. Picture: Google Maps. (52342070)

While the cause of death remains unexplained, police are treating it as suspicious and have arrested four men in connection with the incident.

The men were all taken to Martlesham Police Investigation centre where they remain for questioning.

Officers now understand that the deceased had been involved in some kind of altercation in the lorry park before his death.

Police are asking for anyone who was in the vicinity of the lorry park and Dock Gate Two, between midnight and 3am this morning and saw anything suspicious to make contact.

Motorists driving in the area at the time with a dashcam fitted in their vehicle are asked to review their footage and inform police of anything that may be of significance including any pedestrians captured in the vicinity of Dock Gate Two.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South CID at Landmark House in Ipswich, via the police website or calling 101, quoting reference: 58036/21.

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