Police have confirmed that the body of a man was found in the Old Town area of Bideford this morning (Saturday, November 18).

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed that the body of a man was found in the Old Town area of Bideford this morning.

Police and an ambulance was called at around 6.40am to the park area near Old Town following a call from a member of the public.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said: “Police and ambulance attended the centre of Bideford this morning following a concern for welfare from a member of the public.

“A male was found deceased. There are no suspicious circumstances and the police are in liason with the coroner.

“The next of kin have been informed.”