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Rugeley footpath death suspicious, police say

Western Springs Road, at the junction with Church Street Image copyright Google maps
Image caption The man was discovered on Western Springs Road at the junction with Church Street at about 02:30 GMT

A 22-year-old man has died after he was found with serious head injuries on a footpath in Staffordshire.

Two members of the public called the emergency services after discovering him in Western Springs Road in Rugeley at about 02:30 GMT.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, Staffordshire Police said.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place but his death is being treated as suspicious. His family have been informed, a spokesman said.

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