Derby

Man's body found near Derby city centre church

Scene near Holy Trinity church
Image caption The scene has been cordoned off while police examine the area

A man's body has been found near a church in Derby city centre.

Police said the discovery was made by a member of the public at Holy Trinity church shortly before 0800 GMT on Wednesday.

Detectives have confirmed an investigation into the man's death has been launched.

The scene, on London Road, has been cordoned off to allow an examination of the area, according to spokesman for the Derbyshire force.

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