Manor Fields Park incident: Police launch murder investigation after unknown man's body found in Sheffield

South Yorkshire Police have confirmed that a man whose identity is unknown was murdered in a Sheffield park this morning.

An official statement read: "We were called at about 5.05am by a member of the public to report that they had found the body of a man while walking in Manor Fields Park, off City Road.

"He is yet to be identified, and officers are working to establish who he is.

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"At this time, a police cordon remains at the site. The whole park remains closed off, and people are asked to please avoid the area while officers continue their work. We appreciate your patience while the investigation work continues.

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"Anyone with information which could assist with our enquiries, who may have seen or heard any suspicious activity around the park between last night (Wednesday 11 May) and this morning, or who may have CCTV footage which captured any helpful footage, is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 122 of 12 May.

"Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111."