Death of man whose body was found at Walsall playing field is not suspicious

A body found at a playing field in the Black Country is not being treated as suspicious.

Bentley West Playing Fields, Churchill Road, Walsall
Bentley West Playing Fields, Churchill Road, Walsall

Officers who were searching for a missing man were alerted to Bentley West Playing Fields on Churchill Road in Walsall at around 7am on Friday.

Paramedics and police attended the scene and found a man collapsed in the field.

West Midlands Police have confirmed the death is not being treated as suspicious, and has been referred to the coroner.

A spokesman for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said, "We were called at 7:04am to Bentley West Playing Fields in Churchill Road.

"We sent two ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene. On arrival, crews found a man.

"Sadly it quickly became clear nothing could be done to save them and they were confirmed deceased on scene.”

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