Unexplained death: Police name man whose body was found near Selby farm

Police have confirmed the identity of a man whose body was found near a farm in Selby last weekend.

North Yorkshire Police had said it was investigating the "unexplained" death after the man was found in a ditch next to a field near Mill Field Farm in Hull Road, Osgodby, on Sunday.

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An appeal was issued on Monday evening as efforts to identify him continued.

Now investigators have named the man as 51-year-old Christopher Sowden.

A spokesman today said: "Officers do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances around Mr Sowden’s death and would like to thank the members of the public who responded to the appeal."