Essex Police find shot man's body at house

A man has been found shot dead at a house in Essex after police were contacted by one of his relatives.

Officers went to the property in Sussex Road in the Lexden area of Colchester on Monday night.

A concerned relative had contacted the police and officers "took steps to find the man", a spokesman said.

They went into the address and found the man. An investigation is now under way into the circumstances of the death, the spokesman added.

Polilce later said they were not treating the death as suspicious.

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