Man found dead at a home in Mile Cross

Aylmer Tower on Lefroy Road in Norwich. Picture: Danielle Booden

Lefroy Road in Mile Cross, Norwich - Credit: Archant

A man has been found dead at a home in Mile Cross. 

Police were called to reports of a death at 7.20pm on Wednesday, November 17.

The body was discovered in a private residence in Lefroy Road near Norwich.

The East of England Ambulance Service were also in attendance and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The man found is believed to be in his 50s.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

A Norfolk police spokesperson said: "A file will be prepared by the coroner."

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Lefroy Road was quiet on Thursday morning following the flurry of activity the night before. A dog unit could be seen leaving the street at around 9am.

Nicola Largey, 31, who lives in Markham Tower, said she saw two ambulances and "lots of police" around 7.30pm on Wednesday as she returned home from the shop.

Aylmer Tower on Lefroy Road in Norwich. Picture: Danielle Booden

Police were called to Aylmer Tower in Lefroy Road on Wednesday evening - Credit: Danielle Booden

And a 75-year-old man, who lives in Silver Birch Court, just off Lefroy Road, said he noticed lots of blue lights from his window. 

"I had just got back when I saw two ambulances and a first response unit," he said.

"I used to work in a hospital so I recognised what two of the guys dressed up in white disposables were wearing for an incident like that."

Linda Metcalf, 64, whose mother lives in Silver Birch Court, said: "My neighbour told us about it this morning. We had missed all the commotion." 

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