Man found dead in luxury gated Staffordshire housing estate named as police launch probe

Police have named a man found dead on a luxury Staffordshire estate in. Officers and paramedics were called to Clifton Park in Clifton Campville - north of Tamworth - on Tuesday morning to reports of a body being found.

He has now been named as 50-year-old Henry Coupe. His death is currently being treated as 'unexplained'.

Staffordshire Police have confirmed an investigation into Mr Coupe's death is underway. A force spokesman said: "Detectives investigating the unexplained death of a man in a village near Tamworth have today named him.

"Henry Coupe, aged 50, was sadly found deceased near his home in Clifton Campville at around 5am yesterday (Tuesday, June 5).
Specially-trained officers are continuing to support his family at this difficult time whilst an investigation to establish the circumstances leading up to his death is ongoing.

"We are carrying out house-to-house enquiries and nearby residents will see an increased number of officers in the area. We’re still keen to speak to anyone with any information that can help us with our investigation."

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to 'an incident' on Netherseal Road just before 5am.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said: "One ambulance and an East Midlands Ambulance Service crew attended the scene. Upon arrival we found a man. Unfortunately nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene."

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident 105 of June 4, or message using Live Chat on the force's website. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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