Body discovered in Barnsley

Police are investigating after the discovery of a body in Barnsley.

Body discovered in Barnsley
Body discovered in Barnsley

Police were called to Wombwell, Barnsley, last night after a report of a body in a stream.

The body of a man was discovered at the back of Valley Road, by a dog walker at around 6pm on Monday evening.

An underwater search team was deployed to recover the body from the water.

South Yorkshire Police has launched an investigation to determine how the man died.

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Body discovered in Barnsley river

Police are investigating after the discovery of a body in a river in Barnsley.