Police discovered the body of a man in Reading yesterday (February 28).

The death is being treated as unexplained, but not suspicious, and police are preparing a file for the coroner.

Officers were called to Ilfracombe Way, Lower Earley, at around 9.30am where they located the body in the wooded area near Formby Close and Northam Close.

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A Thames Valley Police Spokesperson said: "The thoughts of Thames Valley Police are with the family of the man at this difficult time."

The man’s next of kin have been made aware and are being offered support by officers.