POLICE are investigating the “unexplained” death of a man whose body was found in a Sunderland street last night.
The man’s body was discovered in Bodlewell Lane, near the Echo 24 building.
A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said today: “At 8.20pm on Tuesday, November 12, police were informed that the body of a man had been found in William Street, Sunderland.
“Police are carrying out inquiries into the death, which is currently being treated as unexplained.
“A Home Office post-mortem will be carried out later today.”