Tragedy as homeless man who slept in tent on housing estate found dead
A homeless man who was sleeping in a tent on a Dudley housing estate has been found dead.
The man, known by locals as “Steve”, was discovered on a freezing cold day.
Local residents said he had been sleeping rough in a tent in Priory Road for several weeks.
Council officials said they were aware of him and he had been offered food, assistance and shelter.
The man’s body was found by police community support officers (PCSOs) on Sunday January 21.
He had been sleeping in a tent he had erected on a derelict plot where the old Duncan Edwards pub used to stand.
At this stage it is not known how... read more
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