Unknown man's body found in Leeds park

The body of a man has been found in a park in Leeds this morning.

Friday, 31st August 2018, 5:12 pm
Updated Saturday, 1st September 2018, 10:23 am

The discovery was made at Primrose Valley, a community park and recreation ground in Halton.

West Yorkshire Police said:

"At 11.17am today (31/8), police were called to Primrose Valley, Primrose Lane, Halton, where the body of a man had been found.

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"The man has not yet been identified and enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances surrounding his death."

It is not yet known if the circumstances are suspicious.

The park has a bowling green, tennis courts and a football pitch.

The incident comes only a day after the body of missing Leeds student John Paul Awi was found in woodland near his home in Stanks.