Scunthorpe

Body found in disused Scunthorpe building

The body of a man has been discovered in a disused building in Scunthorpe and police are investigating the circumstances of his death.

Humberside Police are doing house-to-house enquiries after the body was found in a building on Cliff Gardens in Scunthorpe on Tuesday, July 10.

Photo: Scunthorpe Life

Four police cars, including one around the corner, were at the scene and police tape was around a property on Cliff Gardens.

A spokesperson for the force said: “At this stage of our investigations he has not been formally identified and the cause of his death has not been established.

“A cordon is in place at the address and officers remain in attendance as enquiries continue into the man’s death.

“House to house enquiries will take place and other lines of investigation are also being followed up.”

As of 2.15pm the scene guard/police cordon is still in place.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 627 of July 9.