Probe after badly decomposed body found in Leeds

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

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The remains are believed to be male.

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

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

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

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