Update on young male found dead in Doncaster

South Yorkshire Police are continuing to conduct a thorough investigation into the discovery of the body of a young male found earlier today (Wednesday November 7th) in Doncaster.

A body was found in a ditch close to The Boulevard, Edenthorpe at around 10.30 am. The Ambulance Service attempted resuscitation at the scene but was unsuccessful.

A post mortem is being held this evening and formal identification is expected tomorrow morning.

Investigating officers are linking the discovery to the 13 year old boy reported missing recently in Doncaster. SYP would like to thank the local community for the help and support provided in the course of the search for the boy.