Man's body found near A3 in Claygate

A man's body has been found in woodland near the A3 in Surrey.

Officers were called to Claygate near Esher after a member of the public discovered the body at about 16:30 BST on Tuesday.

Police say they are keeping an "open mind" and are currently treating the man's death as unexplained.

The man has not been formally identified but police said he was believed to be in his late 30s. A post-mortem examination will be carried out.

A spokeswoman for Surrey Police said: "We are keeping an open mind and investigating whether there are any suspicious circumstances."

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