Man's body found near Weymouth multi-storey car park

The body of a man has been discovered near a multi-storey car park in Dorset.

Police received reports a man had been found with serious injuries near the car park, off Commercial Road, in Weymouth, at 06:53 GMT.

Officers attended and a man believed to be aged in his 40s and from Weymouth, was declared dead by paramedics.

The circumstances surrounding the man's death are being investigated by detectives, who appealed to anyone with information to contact them.

Police said the coroner had been informed and and the man's next-of-kin was being made aware.

The man had previously been seen outside the WH Smith shop in St Mary Street, from about 04:00 GMT.

Lower St Albans Street and Commercial Road were closed while police investigations continued.

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