Body found in ditch

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a ditch in Surrey

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Police name ditch murder victim

A man whose body was found in a ditch in Surrey, prompting a murder inquiry, has been named by police.

At 9.45am on Friday, the body of 33-year-old James Lambert was found by a police officer on patrol in Imber Cross, Thames Ditton.

A murder investigation was launched following the discovery of Mr Lambert's body. Mr Lambert had been reported to the Metropolitan Police as a missing person on Wednesday, November 14, and the police officer was making inquiries into his whereabouts when they discovered the body."

– Surrey Police spokesman

Two men who were arrested in connection with the death have been released without charge.

A post-mortem examination carried out on the body at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford yesterday was unable to establish a cause of death and further tests are to be carried out.

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Police investigate body found in ditch

The body was found in a ditch in Imber Cross on Friday Credit: PA

A post mortem examination is being carried out today after the body of a man was found in a ditch in Surrey.

The discovery was made by a police officer on patrol in Imber Cross, in Thames Ditton.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A Surrey Police spokesman said: "The man has yet to be formally identified but is believed to be a man in his 30s."

He added: "The investigation is in its early stages and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the death."

Two men arrested after body found in ditch

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man, whose body was found in a ditch.

Police officers discovered the body this morning in Imber Cross, Thames Ditton, Surrey.

A Surrey Police spokesman says the man has not been formally identified yet.

'It's believed to be a man in his 30s,' he said. 'The investigation is in its early stages and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.'

A post-mortem will be carried out tomorrow at Royal Surrey County Hospital tomorrow.

Two local men, aged 46 and 35, have been arrested and are in custody