Man's body found

The body of a man has been found at Springfield Park in Darlington. Police are treating the death as unexplained.

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Post Mortem to be carried out

A Home Office pathologist is due to carry out a post mortem examination on the body of a man after it was discovered on playing fields. Police aren't expected to name him until tomorrow.

They are treating his death as unexplained and say at this stage, they do not believe anyone else is involved. Durham Police want to hear from anyone who was in the Salter's Lane area and may have seen him.

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