A MURDER investigation has been launched after a body was discovered at a house in Stafford.
Forensics officers were today (Tuesday) carrying out examinations in Marston Road where the man was found shortly before 11am.
The man has not yet been formally identified, but is believed to be aged in his 30s and from the Stafford area.
The death is being treated as suspicious and a 35-year-old Stafford man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is currently being held for questioning at the Northern Area Custody Facility in Stoke-on-Trent.
Local officers have been in the area to address any concerns residents may have and support the investigation.
An inquiry into the incident is being carried out by Staffordshire Police's Major Investigation Department. Anyone with information is asked to ring Staffordshire Police on 0300 123 4455 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.