Man arrested on suspicion of murder following Leek death

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 23-year-old man in Leek on Saturday night.

A 37-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man have also been arrested in connection with the incident – both on suspicion of supplying a class A drug.

Police received a call from West Midlands Ambulance Service shortly before midnight. It was reported a man had collapsed at an address in Queens Drive on the Haregate estate.

Officers attended and the 23-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner has been informed and a post mortem is expected to be carried out later today.

The deceased has yet to be formally identified.