Why did they gain entry?
CID told me they thought there may have been a dead body inside, based initially on lots of flies in the window, then when they went around the side, to the front door, there were "cobwebs on the door and a light that I was left on".
OK. That does give them a right of entry then
Why were they not allowed in?
Were you not home?
No one was in because the flat is currently being renovated, so no one is currently living there.
If they had called the council for my name and number, which they do have on file relating to that address as I am a licensed landlord, I would have happily come and opened the door for them.
It just seems like it would have been a sensible option for the Police to call the owner first then ask me to open the door if they were still concerned.
I am just wondering why I haven't received an answer yet?