Police investigating the death of a man who's body was found in a field near Canterbury are asking for the public's help to try and identify him.

The man’s body was discovered by a member of the public on land close to Hollow Lane, near the A2 crossover, on the morning of Friday 3rd February.

Detectives have released a computer generated image of the man in the hope that someone will recognise him.

His cause of death is awaiting test results; however it is being treated as non-suspicious.

Do you recognise this man? His body was found in a field near Credit: Kent Police
  • The man is described as white

  • In his mid-50s to late-60s

  • He had short white hair and a short white beard

  • He was of a slim to thin build

  • He was between 5ft 5in and 5ft 6in tall.

Found with the man was a small black suitcase, described as a ‘cabin case’, which contained toiletries and clothes, a book – ‘Clinical Theology: A Theological and Psychological Basis to Clinical Pastoral Care’ by Frank Lake, abridged by Martin H. Yeomans - and an unregistered Oyster card.

"As part of our enquiries we are publishing a computer generated image of the man as he would have looked prior to his death.

Detective Sergeant Gary Stamp