Body found in Arnside

A MAN was found dead in a secluded wooded area near Arnside on Tuesday evening.

Police were called to the scene shortly after 5pm after a member of the public found the body.

The 43-year-old man, believed to be from the local area, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police enquiries are continuing and his next of kin were yet to be informed as the Guardian went to press.

The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.