Death of man in Helston treated as murder

A murder investigation has been started by police after the suspicious death of a man in Cornwall.

The body of 72-year-old Colin Payne was found after officers were called to a flat in Sanctuary Lane, Helston, at about 19:30 BST on Sunday.

Devon and Cornwall Police said Mr Payne's family has been informed and an incident room has been set up.

Officers added that they were keen to speak to anyone who had seen Mr Payne since 31 May.

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