A MAN has been arrested 'on suspicion of murder' in connection with the unexplained death of a man near Taunton Bus Station. 

The body of a man, believed to be in his late 20s or early 30s was found near Goodland Gardens at around 5.30am yesterday morning (August 7)

A post-moterm is due to take place today but formal identification has not yet taken place. 

Although the man has been arrested on 'suspicion of murder' - Avon and Somerset Police has stressed the investigation is not currently for murder, as the death is still being treated as 'unexplained'. 

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The man's next of kin have been informed. 

The bus station was closed all day while investigations took place. 

Anyone who has any information, or who was in the area on Monday night or Tuesday morning is asked to call 101, and quote reference number 5218169714 and ask to speak to Bridgwater Investigations.