The body of a man found in Saltford on Monday morning has been formally identified as 41-year-old Julian Leach.
Mr Leach had been reported missing from the Hertfordshire area.
His death is not being treated as suspicious.
Police say the death of a man whose body was found near Saltford near Bath on Monday 28 September is not being treated as suspicious.
Formal identification has not taken place but officers believe he was a 41-year-old man from Hertfordshire.
Police investigating after the body of an unidentified man was found in Saltford say they cannot rule out that the death is linked to an earlier incident which was reported to them involving a man in Bath.
The man was in a distressed state and made comments to a passer-by about a woman who may have been injured or harmed.
The man was in a distressed state.
Police added that they are keen to talk to anyone who recognises the description of the man or who was in the area of Victoria Bridge Road between 3am and 8.30am on Monday.
Police are trying to identify a man whose body was found on a footpath off the Bath Road in Saltford on Monday 28 September.
His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem examination is under way to find out the cause of death.
A description has been released:
- white male
- 30s or 40s
- slim build
- shoulder length wavy mousey brown hair
- dark coloured beard and moustach
- no tattoos or obvious scars
- two piercings in his left ear
- clothing: a beige long sleeve Eisenegger fleece top with a zip from the middle of the chest up, with a small logo on the right arm. Also a pair of beige chino-style trousers, loosely fitted, and a pair of brown Dr Martin walking boots
Police say they are pursuing a number of lines of enquiry including forensic searches and witness statements as they try to find out how this man died.
A post-mortem examination is being held on a man's body that was found on a footpath near Saltford.
Officers were called shortly before 8.30am on Monday 28 after a member of the public found a body on a footpath off the Bath Road.
Enquires are ongoing to try to identify him and trace his next of kin.
More than half of people in Saltford want the village train station to be re-opened.
A survey carried out by the local Council found two thirds of residents in the area are in favour of the idea as it would ease the commute to Bath or Bristol.
The plans are part of a wider project by MetroWest to make greater use of local rail links. Some fear it could cause traffic problems for the village.
A plan to build 99 homes on green belt land in Saltford near Bath has been called in by the Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.
Residents and the local MP have strongly opposed the plan, which they argue could pave the way for far larger developments nearby.
A decison by a planning inspector had been expected this week but the final say now rests with Mr Pickles, who says he wants to assess the impact on the green belt.
Campaigners fighting plans to build up to 99 houses on green belt land at Saltford, near Bath, will stage a protest at a public inquiry today.
Developers Crest Nicholson argue the homes are needed on farmland at Manor Road to meet local demand.
The scheme is being seen as a national test case for other sites in the green belt on the edge of towns and villages.