Police appeal after body found in Leeds

Police incident Kirkstall Road, Leeds Sun 26th Oct 2014
Police incident Kirkstall Road, Leeds Sun 26th Oct 2014
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Police are appealing for witnesses after the body of a man was found in Leeds this morning.

Emergency services were called to Kirkstall Road, Leeds, at about 7.30am after a crew came across the body of a man in the road, with serious facial injuries.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was treated at the scene, near to Washington Street, but has now passed away.

Inquiries are underway to determine what happened and how he came to be injured.

The incident is being treated as suspicious and part of Kirkstall Road has been closed.

A full post mortem will be conducted to find out the cause of death.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Leeds District CID on 101 or CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.