VIDEO: Body found in bushes in a Northampton park

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Police have been called to a park in Northampton this afternoon where a body has been found.

Officers were called just before 2pm today (Monday) to Victoria Park in St James where a member of the public discovered the body of a man in the bushes.

An area of the park has been taped off by police NNL-151008-165920001

An area of the park has been taped off by police NNL-151008-165920001

The death is not being treated as suspicious, according to police.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “We believe the body has been there for several hours.

“We are not treating the death as suspicious.

“The body is still being identified.”

Police at the scene in Victoria Park NNL-151008-165910001

Police at the scene in Victoria Park NNL-151008-165910001

The area of park has been taped off while investigations continue.

Police at the scene in Victoria Park, Northampton, on Monday afternoon

Police at the scene in Victoria Park, Northampton, on Monday afternoon