Police seal off area of Telford after man's body found in stream

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[gallery] An area of Telford was sealed off by police today after the body of a man was found in a stream.

A dog walker discovered the body this morning and a police cordon was set up around the area in Hortonwood 60, at its junction with Horton Lane.

West Mercia Police spokesman Rachel Anstee said: "The body was discovered in a stream in the Horton Lane area at around 9am today.

"There are police cordons in place in the area, which is popular with dog walkers.

"The inquiry is in its very early stages."

Police this afternoon confirmed the body is that of a man and that officers were trying to trace next of kin. A post mortem examination will take place in the next few days.

Anyone with information is asked to call Telford CID by ringing 101

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