Man's body found at Oxford's Pegasus Theatre

Pegasus Theatre The man was found dead at Pegasus Theatre on Magdalen Road

The body of a man has been discovered at a theatre in Oxford.

The man was found at Pegasus Theatre, on Magdalen Road in the city, at about 14:15 GMT.

Thames Valley Police said it was treating the death as unexplained but not suspicious. A spokeswoman said the force did not believe there were any health and safety concerns.

A spokeswoman for the theatre confirmed the building was currently closed to the public.

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