Body of man found at recycling plant in West Bromwich

The body of a man in his 50s or 60s has been found at a recycling plant in West Bromwich.

The body of a man in his 50s or 60s has been found at a recycling plant in West Bromwich.

Staff at Anglosel in Chimney Road made the gruesome discovery shortly before 1.50am in the early hours of Friday.

Police spokeswoman Deb Edmonds said they are treating the death as unexplained.

She said: "Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man believed to be in his 50s or 60s.

"The man’s body was discovered by staff at a recycling plant on Chimney Road, West Bromwich shortly before 1.50am on Friday, September 7.

"Officers were immediately dispatched when the 999 call was received and the area cordoned off while inquiries continue.

"The man is yet to be identified and a post mortem will be conducted in due course."

Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.