October 17, 2018 12.05 pm This story is over 65 months old

Body found in Gainsborough

A file has been referred to the Coroner

A man’s body was found after police searched around an address in Gainsborough on Tuesday afternoon.

Police received a report for a concern for safety at 4.50pm on Tuesday, October 16 and went to investigate the area on Cross Street and it is believed an air ambulance also attended the scene.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “Following searches around an address in Gainsborough, officers discovered the body of a man.

“A file has been referred to the Coroner.”

It’s understood there were no suspicious circumstances.

A spokesperson for EMAS confirmed: “We received a call at 16:17 on 16 October from Lincolnshire requesting our assistance at an incident in Gainsborough.”

No resources were sent by EMAS as they were no longer needed.