THE body of a 31-year-old Runcorn man has been discovered in Norton Woods in Runcorn, police confirmed today.

A Cheshire Police spokesman said: “The man was pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem will take place in due course.

“There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the man’s death and a file will prepared for the coroner.”

The man’s body was found at 10.40am on Sunday, February 16, when police were called to the woods.