Dead man found in South Yorkshire stream

South Yorkshire Police Officers
South Yorkshire Police Officers

A dead man’s body has been found in a stream.

The corpse was discovered on Monday night by a dog walker at the back of Valley Road, Wombwell, at around 6.05pm.

Detectives investigating say they are keeping an open mind as to the cause of his death.

An underwater search team was deployed to recover the body from the water.

Inquiries are ongoing in order to establish the last known movements of the man and the cause of his death.

A post-mortem examination was set to take place on Tuesday afternoon and the man is yet to be formally identified.

Anyone with information call 101 quoting incident number 833 of 12 May.