POLICE have lifted a cordon after the body of a man was found in Reading Town Centre.

The entire section of Queens Walk surrounding the Penta Hotel was cordoned off by police this morning. 

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Police removed the blue tape shortly after 1.40pm today. 

Reading Chronicle:

Officers were at the scene from 5.56am and two ambulances were seen at the Queens Walk junction with Oxford Road.

The death of the man is not believed to be suspicious. 

A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: "Thames Valley Police were called to the unexplained death of a man in Queens Walk at 5.56am today.

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"Officers are at the scene at this time and a cordon is in place, so we would urge pedestrians to avoid the area at this time.

"An investigation is ongoing as to establish the circumstances of this unexplained death, but at this stage it is not thought to be suspicious.