A YOUNG man has been found dead near Cricklade by Wiltshire Police. 

Emergency services were called to Bentham Lane, in Purton, on Sunday, January 21.

The police have now confirmed that the body of a man aged in his 20s was discovered inside a vehicle that was there.  

A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: "Officers very sadly located the body of a man aged in his 20s in a vehicle on Bentham Lane, Purton [Sunday] morning (21/01).

"Formal identification has not yet taken place, but the man’s next of kin have been made aware and are being offered support at this difficult time.

"The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious."