barony court incident

Detectives are investigating the death of a man found in flats on Barony Court in Nantwich.

The 49-year-old was found by officers and paramedics at one of the flats in the complex off Barony Road at about 8.15am yesterday morning (January 15).

They were called by someone raising the alarm about a sudden death.

The identity of the dead man has not been formally released.

Eye-witnesses said police and forensics were on the scene all day and into and evening.

One told Nantwich News: “There was an ambulance there at around 8am and then a police car and throughout the day the rest and the forensics vehicles
were stationed there.

“It was clearly serious – my friend said there were three forensics and five police cars.”

A Cheshire Police spokesperson said today: “Enquiries are ongoing and the death of the 49-year-old man is currently being treated as unexplained.

“A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug of Class A and has since been released under investigation.

“Enquiries are continuing. Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 294984.”

Barony Court is a complex of flats which are mostly run by the housing association, Guinness. They were formerly run by Wulvern Housing.

It’s also thought some of the flats are also privately owned.

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Barony Court – police on scene last night (January 15)

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