Skegness axe murderer rumours refuted by police

Rumours of a murder in Skegness have been refuted by the police.

Speculation over social media suggested a resident on Keaton Close had been murdered with an axe after police forensic vans were spotted there yesterday.

A police spokespersons has since confirmed that although a 61-year-old man died at the property yesterday morning it was not being treated as ‘overtly suspicious’.

The man was found dead by paramedics in the early hours of Tuesday mornng shortly after he had called for an ambulance.

Police are currently treating the death as unexplained and therefore a forensic investigation and postmortem will be carried out according to normal practice.