A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death yesterday of a 44-year-old man in Gloucestershire.

Officers were called to an incident in the Hillcrest Road/Aston Close area of Berry Hill, near Coleford in the Forest of Dean, at about 8.30pm yesterday, Sunday, August 3.

A 44-year-old man was found by police and conveyed by ambulance to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital where he died a short while later.

Senior Investigating Officer, Det Ch Insp Steve Porter, said: “A 36-year-old local man has been arrested in relation to this incident.

“Police and scenes of crime officers remain at the scene whilst extensive enquiries are carried out.

“I would ask anyone who was in the vicinity of Aston Close or Hillcrest Road in Berry Hill, Coleford, between the hours of 6pm and 10pm last night to please contact Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident number 431 of 3/8/14, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or email 101@gloucestershire.police.uk."