Probe after badly decomposed body found in Leeds

PIC: Tony Johnson
PIC: Tony Johnson

A badly decomposed body has been found by a walker near Leeds city centre.

The remains are believed to be male.

PIC: Tony Johnson

PIC: Tony Johnson

They were discovered by a walker in the Cross Green area of Leeds on Friday afternoon.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “Inquiries are ongoing to try and identify who this person was.”

Forensic analysis is being carried out at the scene to try and find any evidence about the identity of the person, he added.