Man arrested after suspicious death in Workington

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found injured in Workington this morning (January 7th).

Police were called at 7.33am to reports of a man injured at a property on Beech Court. The man was pronounced dead shortly after by paramedics.

The death is being treated as suspicious at this time and a 22-year-old man was arrested in the Northside area of Workington. He was arrested on suspicion of murder.

A Cumbria Police spokesperson said: “Detectives and officers are working hard to establish what has happened and are currently carrying out enquiries in the area.

“We would like to reassure the public that there is no perceived threat to the public.”

Motorists and pedestrians are asked to avoid Beech Court area and use alternative routes.