Scunthorpe

Death of man found at nature reserve “unexplained”

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The death of a man whose body was found at a nature reserve in Scunthorpe is being treated as unexplained.

As previously reported, the body was found at a Ashby Ville Nature Reserve in Scunthorpe during the morning of Monday, February 4.

An investigation has been launched after a body was found at a nature reserve in Scunthorpe. Photo: Scunthorpe Life

An investigation was launched to establish the circumstances of the death.

Police previously said this is not connected to a separate investigation of missing student Libby Squire in Hull.

Police at the scene. Photo: Scunthorpe Life

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: “Officers attended Ashby Ville Nature Reserve yesterday, Monday, February 4, following reports that the body of a man had been found.

“His death is being treated as unexplained at this stage and enquiries are continuing.”

Police attended the scene on Monday (February 4) where a body was found. Photo: Scunthorpe Life

Anyone with information should call Humberside Police on 101 quoting log number 78 of February 4.

It can also be reported anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.