Body of man in 20s found at nature reserve near Norwich

Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St Andrew.

Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: Sonya Duncan

The body of a man has been found on the outskirts of Norwich, police have confirmed.

Officers were called just before 8am on Wednesday to Cary's Meadow in Thorpe St Andrew.

Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St Andrew.

Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: Sonya Duncan

A member of the public found the body.

Police attended and recovered the body of a man believed to be in his 20s.

The death is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St Andrew.

Cary's Meadow off Yarmouth Road in Thorpe St Andrew. - Credit: Sonya Duncan

A formal identification process will now take place and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

Sophie Wyllie at the scene

Most Read

A witness at Cary's Meadow said he saw lots of police and other emergency service personnel there this morning after the alarm was first raised.

By early afternoon, though, it was once again a tranquil landscape of green grass and blue skies.

Not a soul was around – apart from the cows grazing and enjoying their lunch while basking in the sunshine.

There is no cordon in place and all officers and police cars have gone.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter