Body find in Rotherham - investigation continues

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The death of a man whose body was discovered in Rotherham yesterday remains a mystery.

Police were called to an address in Hollowgate at about 7.30am, after a member of the public made the grisly find behind a property.

The man, who has not yet been formally identified, is believed to have been in his 50s.

Enquiries remain ongoing at the scene and at this stage the death is being treated as unexplained. A post-mortem examination was due to be carried out last night.

Anyone with information about the death is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 128 of 2 January 2014.