Epping Forest death - unexplained

10 March 2019, 09:07 | Updated: 10 March 2019, 09:09

Essex Police

Detectives who are continuing to investigate the death of a man found in Epping Forest say they are treating the death as unexplained.

Officers are appealing for a dog walker seen in the area to come forward.

Police were called to reports a man's body had being found at around 6.50pm on Thursday March 7.

At around 6.30pm on the same evening a dog walker was seen near to the back of The Oak pub.

Police say it is unclear whether the person was male or female but they were walking a large black or dark coloured dog.

The person could have information to help our investigation and we would like to speak to them.
If you are the dog walker or you have information about the incident please contact Essex Police on 101.

The death of the man is being treated as unexplained and our enquiries are ongoing.

A post mortem examination is expected to take place tomorrow (Monday 11th March).