UPDATE: Man found in Harrison Road, Cannock

The death of a man found lying in a Cannock street with serious injuries is being treated as unexplained.
Paul Cross, aged 55, was found lying in Harrison Road last Thursday (1) evening. He sadly died in hospital on Friday evening.

Following a post-mortem examination yesterday (Tues) the provisional cause of death is blunt head injuries. Further tests are still to be carried out.

The investigation to establish how Mr Cross, from the Norton Canes area, came by his injuries is continuing.

Officers are continuing to carry out inquiries in the local area and establish Mr Cross’ movements last Thursday.

Anyone who saw him is urged to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 790 of October 1, or the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at


No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Author: sp16394

Press Officer at Staffordshire Police