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policevanruralThe body of a man has been discovered in a field in Newport this morning (Wednesday).

Police were called to the scene off Dodnor Lane at just before 09:00, as first reported by Island Echo.

It has been confirmed by Police that the body of a male aged in his 50s was discovered, however the death is not being treated as suspicious.

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Next of kin are being informed of the death.

It is currently unknown if the deceased was connected in any way to the nearby Sevenacres Mental Health Unit.

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