Body of a man found in woodland at Newmillerdam, Wakefield

The body of a man was found in woodland in Wakefield this morning, it has been confirmed. Picture: Google Maps
The body of a man was found in woodland in Wakefield this morning, it has been confirmed. Picture: Google Maps

The body of a man was found in woodland in Wakefield this morning, it has been confirmed.

Police were called to a report of a concern for safety of a man off Barnsley Road, Newmillerdam, at around 8.37am today (Monday, August 19).

A man was found deceased at the scene.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said that there was nothing to suggest any suspicious circumstances in relation to the death and enquiries are being made on behalf of the coroner.