Man's body found near St Wulfram's Church in Grantham

The discovery of a man's body near a church in a Lincolnshire town is being investigated, police have confirmed.

Lincolnshire Police were called to Swinegate, near St Wulfram's Church, in Grantham at about 02:00 GMT.

Officers said they believed the man was 42-years-old and lived locally, but no details on his identity have been released.

Police said the man's death was being treated as unexplained. The road and area has reopened.

Swinegate was closed in both directions between the Vine Street junction and the A607 Brook Street and an area of the town was cordoned off during the initial investigations.

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