Housemate of man found dead in March says it is second death at property
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A housemate of man found dead in March says it is the second death at the property in under 18 months.
A tenant of the house of multiple occupation (HMO) in Creek Road said another man had died in the property in December 2016 – but in that instance there had been no suspicious circumstances.
It comes as the body of an Eastern European man, believed to be in his 40s, was discovered at the house last night.
Two men, aged 35 and 53, and a women aged 42, have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The housemate, who did not wish to be named, explained how he returned home last night to police and someone saying “there’s another one dead”.
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He said: “I was out enjoying my day off yesterday when I came back at 9pm I couldn’t even park my car in the street because of all the police.
“Someone said ‘there’s another one dead’ because we had someone else die there in December 2016 in the same house. He was in his 40s too and was drinking until he passed out.
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“I believe the man who died yesterday was working through an agency and maybe they have periods that are not as busy, so he was off work.
“I am not sure if the man was Lithuanian or Latvian but he did not speak English.”
Police swooped on the street last night, as neighbours said earlier this morning how “problems” had occurred at the property recently.
The housemate continued: “Yesterday there was a lot of drinking and people getting drunk.
“I have been living there for 18 months. It’s the cheapest rooms in March at £60 all inclusive a week.
“But most of the time the residents are just drinking. Five people officially live there but there can be up to seven or eight so I’ve complained to the landlord. He is a postman.
“The police have now put me up in the hotel for a few days and I haven’t even been allowed to go back and get any clothes yet.”