ESSEX Police are investigating the death of a man in Chadwell St Mary.
Officers were called to concerns for a man inside an address in Harding Road at around 9.40am on Monday, June 3.
A spokesperson said: “When we attended we found a man inside who, sadly, had died.
“Essex Police are able to identify him as 61 year-old Paul Tidswell.
A post-mortem examination found he had injuries to his nose and the top of his head but was not able to establish how he died.
“We are treating his death as unexplained and are now trying to establish his movements to find out how he received these injuries.
Mr Tidswell was known to be in Betfred in Grays at around 12.30pm on April 26 and was then seen near to his home with facial injuries at 5pm on the same day”.
Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Truss, from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “Paul was known in Betfred in Chadwell St Mary at around 12.30pm on April 26 and was then seen near to his home with facial injuries at 5pm on the same day.
“I need anyone who knows Paul, has any information about how he may have received his injuries, or saw or spoke to him between 12.30pm and 5pm on April 26 to come forward and speak to my team.”
If you have any information which can help our enquiry please call the North Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting incident 262 of June 3 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.