Spalding

Elderly man’s body found in ditch next to his car near Spalding

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The body of a man in his 80s was found in a ditch in Sutton St James, police have confirmed.

The man was found next to his vehicle off the B1390 at Sutton St James, Spalding after emergency services were called to a serious collision.

Lincolnshire Police said the death is being treated as unexplained and are awaiting the outcome of a postmortem examination.

His family are said to have been informed.

As reported previously, the B1390 was closed on the morning of Thursday, March 15.

Anyone who witnessed the incident was asked to call the force on 101, quoting incident number 37 of March 15.