Derby

Matlock body discovery investigated by police

Police have begun an investigation after a man's body was found in a street on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was discovered on Steep Turnpike by a member of the public at about 10:50 BST on Sunday.

The area was cordoned off while police officers carried out a forensic examination.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Police said officers were "keeping an open mind" about circumstances surrounding the man's death.

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