Body found in Uphill

PUBLISHED: 12:30 12 May 2011

Copyright Archant Ltd

THE body of a man was found hanging near a church in Uphill.

A member of the public discovered the body in a monument at the Old Church of St Nicholas last Thursday.

Police were called to the scene following reports of a sudden death and referred the incident to the coroner.

At the time of going to press an inquest had yet to be opened but a spokesman for the coroner’s officer confirmed the body found was that of a 75-year-old man.

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