Man arrested on suspicion of murder

The body of 66-year-old Peter Avis was discovered in a flat above jewellery shop Collis and Sons on January 13
The body of 66-year-old Peter Avis was discovered in a flat above jewellery shop Collis and Sons on January 13
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A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Bury St Edmunds.

The 66-year-old man was found in a flat above jewellers Collis and Sons in High Baxter Street after police were alerted at 9.10am yesterday, Friday January 13.

The man was arrested in the Haringay area of London by Metropolitan police late yesterday.

He has been brought back to Suffolk and is now being held in custody at Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where he will be interviewed by officers.

Police are urging anyone with information to call the Major Investigation Team at Suffolk Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously if required, on 0800 555 111.

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