THE body of a man has been found in Tilehurst, it has emerged.

Thames Valley Police were called to Tring Road, off Overdown Road, at around 7.50am on January 1.

Officers are treating the death as unexplained and Tring Road was closed throughout New Year's Day.

Residents were advised to avoid the area while officers carried out enquiries.

A forensic investigation unit was also on the scene.

A blue tent had been set up along Tring Road, located next to the Co-Operative supermarket.