A man has been pronounced dead after emergency services were called to a house in Poverest Road in Orpington this morning.

The man's family has been informed and the death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

A police spokesman told News Shopper: "Police were called at approximately 8.35am on Tuesday (January 9) to reports of a man collapsed at a residential address in Poverest Road in Orpington.

"Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene."

Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

Police say they will not release details of the man's age at this time. 

The London Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.