Police investigation launched after man’s body is found in Lincoln alley

Police have launched an investigation into the death of a man whose body was discovered down a city centre passageway.

The 39-year-old man, reportedly homeless, was found by a member of the public on Greyfriars pathway near to Lincoln Central Library, off Free School Lane, at around 6am on Saturday, February 6.

Free School Lane was closed off for the majority of the day as emergency services dealt with the incident.

The man has not yet been identified and the cause of his death is unknown at the time of reporting.