A large number of emergency services have been seen at an address in Colchester. 

Three police cars and an ambulance are currently at an address in Bourne Court. 

Gazette: Emergency services at Bourne Court in ColchesterEmergency services at Bourne Court in Colchester (Image: Newsquest)

A cordon has been set up and police tape stopping people accessing the area. 

A spokesman from Essex Police: "We were called to Bourne Court, Colchester, shortly after 7.30am this morning, Friday April 12, to concerns for the welfare of a man outside a property.

"Officers arrived and found a man had, sadly, died.

"At this stage, the man’s death is being treated as unexpected and under investigation.

"As part of that investigation, there will be a policing presence in the area throughout the day.

"At this stage we are appealing for anyone who witnessed an incident or any suspicious behaviour in the area within the last 24 hours to come forward and speak to us.

"Equally, we’re also asking Bourne Court residents to check doorbell footage for the same period.

"Submit a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

"Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.

"Alternatively, you can call us on 101.

"Please cite incident 234 of 12 April."