Tyne & Wear

Tynemouth: Body found in undergrowth

Police are treating the death of a man whose body was found in undergrowth on Tyneside as unexplained.

The man, believed to be in his 50s, was discovered by a member of the public in the Prior's Haven area of Tynemouth on Thursday evening.

Northumbria Police said a post-mortem examination was due to be carried out later to establish the cause of death.

A spokesman said the death was being treated as unexplained and appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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