Police are investigating the unexplained death of a man in Padstow.
Officers were called to New Street in Padstow, Cornwall, just after 8.50am this morning following the discovery of the body of an elderly man at the bottom of some steps leading towards a local car park.
Police are at the scene. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.
Formal identification has not yet been carried out.
Officers are working to establish the cause of death and are treating the death as unexplained at this time.
DI Paul Norlund said: “The investigation is at a very early stage and enquiries continue to establish the circumstances around the death.”
They are keen to speak to anyone who has any information that could assist with their enquiries.
Anyone with information is asked to police via [email protected] or by telephone on 101, quoting log number 0179 210617.
Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News