Police rule out foul play after man's body is found in taxi in A19 layby

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances after the body of a man was found in a taxi near Seaham this morning.

Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 15:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 15:53 pm
The A19 at Seaham

A spokeswoman for Durham Constabulary said: "Police were called to a taxi parked in the layby on the A19 near Seaham following concerns for the welfare of a man shortly after 7am this morning.

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"Sadly, a 39-year-old man, from Newcastle, was found dead inside. His family have been informed.

"There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death."