1. ITV Report

Extra police patrols as officers investigate MK murder

A body was found at St Leger Drive in Milton Keynes. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A murder investigation has been launched after the discovery of a body in Milton Keynes.

Police were called to St Leger Drive at Great Linford around 4.05am today (Saturday) where they found the man.

Officers said there was "no danger to the wider public" but the force is increasing patrols in the area to offer reassurance to members of the public.

"At this stage we believe this was an isolated incident, there is no danger to the wider public, and arrests have been made in connection with this incident.

"We have a number of scene watches in place in Milton Keynes whilst we continue to investigate."

– St Ch Insp Craig Kirby, Thames Valley Police major crime unit.

The victim has not yet been identified and a post-mortem is due to take place to determine the cause of death.