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Sudden death, Plymouth

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man’s body was found in Plymouth city centre.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen Jonathan Davys (Pictured) aged 29, from Plymouth, in the Stonehouse area on Saturday 16 September between 5.10pm and 7.45pm.

His body was found in an alleyway which links to Martin Street, Stonehouse at 7.45pm. The death is being treated as unexplained.

Detective Sergeant Jason Power, Senior Investigating Officer, said: “Enquiries are continuing into the circumstances surrounding Jonathan’s death.

“We await the results of a forensic post-mortem to establish the cause of death.

“We would like to speak to anyone who saw Jonathan in the area of Martin Street and Union Street that evening or may be able to assist us with our investigation.”

The death was referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) as Jonathan Davys had contact with police earlier in the day.

Devon and Cornwall Police are carrying out the investigation into Jonathan Davys’ death and the circumstances around the contact he had with police that day.

Anyone with information is asked to email or call 101 quoting reference EN/016575/17.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via

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