Police probe 'unexplained death' of man found in popular Farnham park

Police were called to Gostrey Meadow at 5:45am on Tuesday 3 May.

An investigation is underway after a man's body was found in a Farnham park.

Surrey Police confirmed this morning (Tuesday 3 May) that the body was found by a member of the public in Gostrey Meadow.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A forensic tent was put up following a large police presence in the area and photos showed a number of patrol cars parked nearby.

A number of police patrol cars could be seen parked near the meadow.

Surrey Police said in a statement the area will be closed off to the public as a result of the body being discovered.

They added: "Officers are currently on scene at Gostrey Meadow in Farnham following the discovery of a man’s body earlier this morning (3 May).

"The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.

"Gostrey Meadow will be inaccessible to the public for some time."

Gostrey Meadow is a popular family park with a number of musical events being held for families over the summer months.