GWENT Police have confirmed the body of a man has been found in Festival Park in Ebbw Vale. 

Emergency services were called to the scene at approximately 7.50am on Tuesday, September 20 after reports that a man had been found unresponsive. 

Officers attended the scene alongside firefighters from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service and paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service. 

In a statement released by Gwent Police, the death is not being treated as suspicious.

The area – on Green Street in Blaenau Gwent – was cordoned off as emergency services conducted their investigation. It has been reopened since. 

A spokesperson for Gwent Police said: “We were called to Green Street, Festival Park, Ebbw Vale, at around 7:50am on Tuesday 20 September following a report that a man had been found unresponsive.

“Officers attended along with firefighters from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service, who confirmed that the man had died.

“Formal identification has not yet taken place, but the death is not being treated as suspicious. A report has been submitted to the coroner in relation to the death.”