POLICE cordoned off a street in Newtown, Powys, on Friday morning (Feb 26) after the discovery of a man’s body.

Several fire appliances and an ambulance were at the scene and were involved in the recovery operation.

Police are not treating the incident as suspicious.

A Dyfed-Powys Police spokesman said: “At approximately 9.15am this morning, Dyfed-Powys Police officers were called to an address in Newtown.

“Officers attended, along with ambulance and fire crews, where sadly a male was pronounced deceased.

“An investigation into the circumstances is underway and anyone with information is asked to contact the coroner’s officer for the case PC 186 Donovan, quoting reference DP-20210226-054.