Body found in Middleton area of Leeds

Police have released the following statement after a body was found in the Middleton area of Leeds this morning

Police were called to Sharp Lane shortly after 11.40am this morning to a report that a member of staff had found the body of a man just outside the grounds of the school.

The body has yet to be formally identified but is believed to be Shaun Howson who was the subject of a missing persons appeal last month. His family have been made aware. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

– West Yorkshire Police