Man’s body discovered as floodwater recedes in South Yorkshire

A body has been found on a road hit by the recent floods in South Yorkshire.

Police confirmed the man's body was found on Fordstead Lane near Barnby Dun, in the Doncaster area, on Saturday.

The road has been under water for two weeks after the River Don burst its banks earlier this month, inundating much of the surrounding area.

Officers were unable to say how long the body had been in the location.

According to some reports, it may have been in the flood water for some time.


In a statement, the force said: "Inquiries are under way in Doncaster after the discovery of a man's body.

"Police were called at around 2:15pm on Saturday 23 NoRead More – Source