Emergency services in Leeds park as body found in water by police

Emergency services are in a Leeds park this afternoon after a body was found in water by police.

Monday, 19th July 2021, 2:27 pm
Updated Monday, 19th July 2021, 2:28 pm

At 7.42am this morning (July 19), police received a report of a body in the lake in Middleton Park.

Emergency services attended and the body of a man was removed from the water and confirmed as deceased.

He was subsequently identified as a local man aged in his seventies, police confirmed.

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At 7.42am this morning (July 19), police received a report of a body in the lake in Middleton Park.

There are no suspicious circumstances, West Yorkshire Police said.

The Coroner’s Office has been informed.