AN INVESTIGATION is underway after a man suffered a "medical episode" and died in a graveyard.

Police and paramedics were called to St Laurence Church at around 5.40am on Sunday after a man was found in the cold.

Although he received treatment, he was pronounced dead and investigating officers are keen to hear from anyone with information.

A spokesman said: "Thames Valley Police was called to St Laurence Church in Reading at 5.40am after a report that a man had been found having suffered a medical episode.

"Police and ambulance arrived at the scene and the man was treated but sadly he died.

"The death is being treated as unexplained at this time. The male is yet to be formally identified.

"Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen a man appearing unwell in that area or who may have information to come forward."

Call 101 if you have any information, or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.