Body found in Sunderland woodland

Police and ambulance crews at an incident in woodland near to the junction of Hylton Road and Prestbury Road, Pennywell, on Monday afternoon.
Police and ambulance crews at an incident in woodland near to the junction of Hylton Road and Prestbury Road, Pennywell, on Monday afternoon.
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A MAN has died after being found in a field in Sunderland.

Police were called to woodland near the bus turning circle in Hylton Road, Pennywell, at 3.09pm yesterday after concern for a man was raised.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “Officers and the ambulance service attended and a man was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital where he was pronounced dead.”

Inquiries are ongoing.