Death of man in Beer ‘no longer being treated as suspicious’, say police, as 30-year-old is released without charge

Police say the death of a man in Beer in the early hours of Tuesday, May 18, is no longer being treated as suspicious.

A 30-year-old man who had initially been arrested in connection with the incident has been released from custody without charge, the force also confirmed this morning.

Officers and paramedics were called to a property in Clapp’s Lane at around 12.05am on Tuesday, where a casualty, aged in his 30s, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The criminal investigation has ceased and a 30-year-old male has been released from custody without charge…

Devon and Cornwall Police said in a statement this morning: “Following an extensive police investigation on Tuesday, May 18, the death of a man aged in his 30s, who was located at an address Clapp’s Lane, Beer, is no longer being treated as suspicious.

“The criminal investigation has ceased and a 30-year-old male has been released from custody without charge.

“The enquiry will now be formally handed over to HM Coroner with supportive actions conducted by Devon and Cornwall Police.”

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