Man found hanged in Ossett town centre

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OSSETT town centre was cordoned off after a man was found hanged.

A passer-by called police at about 7.30am on Saturday after finding a body in front of the town hall.

The town’s market was cancelled and the market place area was cordoned off.

A police spokesman confirmed that the body of a man had been found suspended at Ossett’s market place and that it had been removed for medical tests and investigations.

The death has been reported to the coroner.

Police said it was not being treated as suspicious, but inquiries would continue.