Police name man found dead on housing estate near Tamworth

A Google Maps street view of the entrance to Clifton Park - an 'exclusive' housing estate in Netherseal Road in Clifton Campville
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A man found dead on a housing estate in a village near Tamworth has been named by police. Staffordshire Police has confirmed that Henry Coupe, aged 50, was the man found dead near his home in Clifton Park, off Netherseal Road in Clifton Campville, at around 5am on Tuesday (June 4).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the scene shortly before 5am. A spokeswoman for the service said: “We were called at 4.56am to an incident on Netherseal Road, Clifton Campville. 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.”

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Staffordshire Police attended the incident, which was on a development, just north of the village, and said they were treating Mr Coupe’s death as ‘unexplained’ at this stage. Officers conducted house-to-house enquiries on Tuesday and said a police presence would be visible in the area.

In an update a spokeswoman for the force 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 4 June).

“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’re still keen to speak to anyone with any information that can help us with our investigation.

“Call us on 101, quoting incident 105 of 4 June, or message us using Live Chat on our website. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”