Body found on Alnwick moor

A MAN’s body has been recovered after being found on moorland west of Alnwick this morning.

Northumbria Police confirmed that at 7.53am a member of the public discovered the body, believed to be that of a 40-year-old local man, and officers attended the scene.

A police spokesman said: “The body was recovered and taken to a local hospital. Inquiries into the death are ongoing and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

“At this stage there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances concerning the death.”

The man’s identity has not been released.