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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Police name dead man

Forensic experts at the scene Credit: ITV

Durham police have named a man who's body was discovered on a playing field in Darlington.

42 year old Simon Harvey was found on land near Salter's Lane yesterday. He had been staying at a nearby hotel but lived in Darlington.

Police are not treating his death as suspicious. A picture has not been released.

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