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Man, 34, found dead in Hornchurch

PUBLISHED: 14:56 15 June 2015 | UPDATED: 14:56 15 June 2015

Slewins Close, Hornchurch. Picture: Google Street View

Slewins Close, Hornchurch. Picture: Google Street View

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A man was found dead by firefighters last night after they were called to reports of a smell of gas.

The man, aged 34, was found at an address in Slewins Close, Hornchurch, after firefighters were alerted at 11.32pm.

Police were also alerted after relatives had grown concerned about the safety of the man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin have been informed and the death is not being treated as suspicious.

A report is being compiled for the coroner.

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