Police are carrying out an investigation after the discovery of a body in Peterborough

Police are carrying out an investigation after a body was found on the Embankment in Peterborough this morning (Sunday, April 11)

Sunday, 11th April 2021, 4:19 pm
The body of a man was discovered on an area of land near the Regional Pool on the Embankment. Picture: David Lowndes

Police have sealed off an area of land near the Regional Pool and officers and forensic teams have erected a tent while investigations are taking place.

A member of the public discovered the body of a man at around 10.30am this morning and alerted a nearby police officer to the discovery.

A police spokesperson told the Peterborough Telegraph the death is currently being treated as unexplained while an investigation is carried out.

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The body of a man was discovered on an area of land near the Regional Pool on the Embankment. Picture: David Lowndes

She added: “A member of the public alerted a police officer at around 10.30am this morning.

“The officer went to investigate and discovered the body of a male who was sadly deceased.

“There is nothing to indicate it is suspicious at this stage, but an investigation is ongoing.”

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