Body of man found near Sunderland railway tracks

A body of a man has been found near railway tracks in Sunderland.

Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:40 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th December 2016, 1:00 pm
Railway tracks off Ryhope Road, Grangetown. Pic: google.

The grim discovery was made on Saturday, off Ryhope road in Grangetown, Northumbria Police confirmed.

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A force spokeswoman said: "On Saturday, December 10, police were informed the body of a man had been found near to the railway tracks on Ryhope Road.

"There is believed to be no third party involvement and a report will be prepared for the coroner."