A body has been found behind a restaurant in York.

Police received a call just after 8.30am this morning (Tuesday, 24 September) from ambulance services, after the body of a man was found at the rear of The Press Kitchen on Walmgate.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police are currently in attendance and enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances around the man’s death.”

The police tarpaulin at the scene where the body was discovered
Crime Scene Investigators on Walmgate

Police vehicles outside The Press Kitchen

A police tarpaulin has been put over the scene in the small courtyard at the back of the Press Kitchen.

The courtyard is accessed by a gate from George Street.

Crime Scene Investigation officers were still at the scene this lunchtime.