Arrest after man dies in Brunswick Terrace in Weymouth

POLICE are appealing for information after the death of man in Weymouth.

Officers, along with the ambulance service, were called to Brunswick Terrace at around 12.25am on Monday morning (March 25) after reports of a person in need of medical attention.

Sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after. His next of kin and the coroner have been notified.

Dorset Police said the death is currently being treated as non-suspicious and enquiries to establish the circumstances are ongoing, led by detectives from Weymouth CID.

A 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the supply of class A drugs.

Detective Inspector George Graham, of Weymouth CID, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the man who sadly died, and we are carrying out a number of enquiries as we look to establish the full circumstances of this death.

“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in or around the area of the Pier Bandstand on Weymouth Esplanade, or who has any information that might assist our enquiries, to please contact us.

“We are aware that a member of the public assisted by administering CPR to the man at the scene prior to the arrival of the emergency services and we would very much like to speak them in relation to the incident.

“The investigation remains ongoing and there will be an increased policing presence in the vicinity as further enquiries are conducted. Officers can be approached by members of the public with any information or concerns.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55240044412. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.