Detectives investigating the death of a 32-year-old Fartown man are appealing for information about anything suspicious seen near his home.

Police probing the death want to hear from neighbours who saw anything suspicious in Blackhouse Road yesterday.

The man, who has not been named, was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary by ambulance at 11pm. He died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.

A post mortem examination was due to be carried out today to determine the cause of his death.

Police cordoned off the man’s back-to-back end terraced home in Blackhouse Road and a police officer kept watch outside.

Officers will protect the scene pending the results of the post mortem examination.

Det Insp Andy Parr, of Kirklees CID, said the man, who lived alone, needed regular kidney dialysis and had other “acute” medical problems.

He said police on inquiries called at the man’s home yesterday (Tues) morning and found him to be quite unwell.

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Officers called an ambulance but the man refused to go to hospital.

Mr Parr said that at about 11pm the man’s condition worsened and he dialled 999 himself.

He was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary by ambulance but died in the early hours.

Mr Parr added: “It is not known at this stage how the man died and the police have been given certain information that we need to substantiate.

“It may be that the man died of natural causes but the post mortem will tell us more.

“We would like to hear from anybody who saw anything in Blackhouse Road between yesterday morning and 11pm that they may be suspicious about.”

Anyone with information should contact Kirklees CID via 101 or ring Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.