Body of man found on former water treatment works near Dewsbury

The body of a man has been discovered on a former water treatment works yesterday.

By Martin Shaw
Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 2:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 2:02 pm
Emergency services attended Scopsley Lane
Emergency services attended Scopsley Lane

Police and West Yorkshire Fire Service personnel were called to Whitley, near Dewsbury to reports of a concern for safety.

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Emergency services attended Scopsley Lane, near the former water treatment works, at just after 5pm on Tuesday.

In a statement a spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “Upon arrival the body of a 30-year-old man was found deceased.

“The death is being treated as not suspicious and a file has been passed to the coroner.”