Body found at Leeds waste site was Wakefield man

A man's body which was found among material brought to a waste site in Leeds was that of a 21-year-old from Wakefield, police said.

Monday, 2nd July 2018, 1:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th July 2018, 6:10 pm
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Shortly after 11.40am on Saturday, police were called to a waste recycling firm, in Knowsthorpe Way, where the body was found as a skip was being emptied.

The discovery is not being treated as suspicious.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "As a result of enquiries, the man was identified as a 21-year-old from Wakefield and his family were contacted.

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"It was established that there were no suspicious circumstances and the Coroner’s Office has been informed."