FORENSIC teams have begun work on an area in Chippenham after a 38-year-old man was found dead in the town earlier this morning. 

Officers are currently working on London Road from its junction with Avenue La Fleche and Blackcross after the man, who is believed to have sustained significant injuries following an assault at around 12.20pm, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody at Melksham Police Station.

More to follow.