The body of a man has been discovered in a ditch in King’s Lynn this afternoon (Thursday).

Following searches of the local area by police and Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue a man’s body was found in a ditch in Swan Lane at 1.41pm.

The death is currently being treated as unexplainedOfficers are on scene and a police cordon is in place while Crime Scene Investigators carry out enquiries.

While formal identification is yet to take place the family of Tolulope Oladosu, 35, of Lynn, has been informed.

Mr Oladosu was reported missing earlier this week.

A file will be prepared for the coroner in due course.