A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 60s died at an address in Poole.

Police were called to Bowden Road on Sunday evening and were still in attendance with forensic teams on Monday.

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A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: “Dorset Police was called at 9.26pm on Sunday, May 22 to a report of the sudden death of a man at an address in Bowden Road in Poole.

“Very sadly the body of a man aged in his 60s was located inside the property. His next of kin has been informed and the coroner notified.

“At this time the man’s death is being treated as suspicious. An investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death is underway.

“Crime scene investigators have been carrying out an examination of the address and officers have been undertaking house-to-house enquiries. A cordon remains in place.

“A 39-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Both men are known to each other.

“Officers from the local neighbourhood policing team will be carrying out enhanced patrols in the area over the coming days and can be approached with any concerns.”

Witnesses reported seeing a “heavy” police presence as well as ambulances at the address on Sunday evening.

A forensics van and police van remained in situ on Monday afternoon.