Stoke & Staffordshire

Man found dead at house in Staffordshire named

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Image caption Police were called to Main Street, in Stretton, on Saturday evening

Police have named a man who was found dead at an address in Staffordshire.

Francis Lovelock, 64, was found at the property in Main Street, in Stretton, Burton-upon-Trent, on Saturday.

Staffordshire Police said Mr Lovelock, known as Frank, lived at the address. A post-mortem test confirmed the cause of death as a blunt head injury and his death is being treated as suspicious.

A 41-year-old man arrested in connection with the death has been released under investigation.

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Image caption A disturbance happened at The Green in Stretton

Officers were called to the property at 20:15 BST on Saturday regarding concerns for him.

A disturbance involving two men happened at The Green, in Stretton, at about 20:00 BST on Tuesday, 25 July. Officers continue to appeal for witnesses.

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