The death of a man whose body was found in Chester-le-Street yesterday morning is being treated as non-suspicious.
Police were called to an alleyway off Poplar Street just after 6.30am yesterday, following reports of a person lying injured in the street.
Officers and the ambulance service attended but sadly the man was declared dead at the scene.
Following the results of a post-mortem that took place last night and police inquiries, the death is known not to be suspicious and the circumstances surrounding the death are linked to a fall.
The man who died has been identified as 37-year-old Michal Jarzynka. His next of kin have been informed.