Man’s body found in field

Bradenham Lane, Scarning. The body of a 22-year-old man was found in a field in the area. Picture: Google Maps

Bradenham Lane, Scarning. The body of a 22-year-old man was found in a field in the area. Picture: Google Maps - Credit: Archant

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in Scarning, near Dereham.

A Norfolk police spokesman said: "Police were called just after 12.30pm today (Monday 28 October) to reports a body had been found in a field off Bradenham Lane in Scarning.

"Officers attended the scene and discovered the body of a man. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and officers remain at the scene."

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "An ambulance and two rapid response vehicles were called to a field off Bradenham Lane in Scarning shortly after 12.30pm following reports of a man in cardiac arrest.

"Sadly, despite the best efforts of all involved, the man had died at the scene."