Man found dead in graveyard where serial killer Stephen Port left bodies

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Man found dead in graveyard where serial killer Stephen Port left bodies

The man’s body was found at St Margaret;s Church in Abbey Green (Picture: Google Maps)

A man’s body has been found dead in a graveyard where serial killer Stephen Port left the bodies of his victims.

Police are treating the death of the man, whose body was found in St Margaret’s Church in Abbey Green, as unexplained.

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The man, in his fifties, was found unresponsive by officers yesterday morning and he was later pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination will take place later.

A spokesman confirmed today that investigations continue and no arrests have been made.

The discovery comes just days after Port was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of Jack Taylor, Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari and Daniel Whitworth.

Metropolitan Police undated handout file photo of serial killer Stephen Port, who could be facing the rest of his life in prison when he is sentenced later for the murders of four young gay men. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 25, 2016. See PA story COURTS Poison. Photo credit should read: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

Stephen Port was sentenced to life for the murder and rape of four young men (Picture: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

The 41-year-old stalked his victims on dating sites and apps, including Grindr, before plying them with drinks at his flat.

The drinks, it later transpired, were laced with fatal amounts of the drug GHB so that he could rape them while they were unconscious.

He then dumped their bodies in or near a graveyard within just 500 metres of his flat in Barking before concocting an elaborate cover-up.

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Jack Taylor, one of Port’s victims (Picture: PA)

Anthony Walgate who was found by police at 4am on June 19 last year in Barking (Picture: Ross Parry)

Anthony Walgate who was found by police at 4am on June 19 last year in Barking (Picture: Ross Parry)

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Gabriel Kovari (Picture: PA)

Collect pic of Daniel Whitworth who is one of four victims allegedly killed using poison by Stephen John Port. See National news story NNSERIAL; A gay serial killer poisoned a string of young men he met on dating website Grindr so he could rape them before dumping their bodies, a court heard today (wed). Stephen Port, 41, met young men on Grindr and other sites, before drugging them with

Daniel Whitworth (Picture: National News)