Death near Delapre Abbey 'not being treated as suspicious'

The incident happened yesterday near to the lake, Northamptonshire Police today confirmed.
The incident happened yesterday near to the lake, Northamptonshire Police today confirmed.

Northamptonshire Police have today confirmed why a public footpath was taped off near Delapre Abbey.

Eyewitnesses reported sightings of emergency services close to the lake near Ransome Road yesterday (September 19).

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police today confirmed that a man had died at the scene.

She said: "We were called at 1.40pm after we received reports of a sudden death. We attended and we are preparing a report for the coroner."

The incident is not being treated as suspicious, she added.