The body of an elderly man discovered in a hedgerow in Breakspear Road North may have been there for several weeks, police say.
Although the body has not been formally identified, police believe it to be an 83-year-old man, and have spoken with his next of kin.
Police are treating the death as unexplained.
Breakspear Road North was closed from 9am to 11am on Tuesday (October 17) while police continued to search near the site where the body was found.
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