A MAN died in hospital after he was found seriously ill in the garden of a bedsit.

He had gone into cardiac arrest in the front garden of the property in Salisbury Avenue, Colchester.

Paramedics took the man, 38, to Colchester General Hospital, but he was pronounced dead 90 minues later.

A man, 45, and a woman, 33, were arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs and have been bailed until November.

The man was found shortly before 6pm on Thursday.

His family have been informed.

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