A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder following an incident in St Martins.

Investigations are ongoing after an 80-year-old man died at an address in Oak Drive on Wednesday, September 8.

West Mercia Police confirmed a 31-year-old man is currently in police custody.

A spokesman for West Mercia said: “Police are investigating the death of an 80-year-old man at an address in Oak Drive, St Martins.

"The man died on Wednesday, September 8 and the cause of death is not yet known.

"However, the death is being treated as suspicious and police have launched an investigation.

"On Wednesday, a 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

"We would like to reassure the community that this is believed to be an isolated incident."

Police officers were seen at the address on Wednesday afternoon and continue to be at the scene on Thursday morning.