Body found hanging in Sunderland street

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A MAN has been found hanged in a city street.

His body was discovered hanging from railings in Fordfield Road, in Pallion, near the junction with St Luke’s Terrace, shortly before 6am today.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death and are now hoping to identify the man.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said: “A 5.47am on Wednesday police received a report that the body of a man had been found in Fordfield Road in Sunderland.

“At this stage it is believed there no third party involvement and a report will be prepared for the coroner.”