UPDATE: Forensic investigation continues, Lyme Regis

THIS is the scene at Staples Terrace in Lyme Regis, where the body of a man was discovered by a male member of the public this morning.

THIS is the scene at Staples Terrace in Lyme Regis, where the body of a man was discovered by a male member of the public this morning.

Forensic teams have been at the sheltered housing bungalow all day and a police guard is outside the address.

Dorset Police have said little about the on-going investigation, except to say they are treating the death as "unexplained".

The process of formal identification of the unnamed dead man is under way.


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Shoppers in Broad Street, Lyme Regis, have contacted the Midweek Herald to say police were earlier today seeking information from passers-by outside Tesco.

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