THE body of a man has been found inside a car in an Iceland car park.
Cops confirmed a member of the public found the body at a retail park in Somercotes, Derbyshire, just before 4am this morning.
A spokesperson for Derbyshire Police said: “The body of a man has been found in a car in #Somercotes.
“We received a call at 3.50am today from a member of the public who had found the man inside a car at the retail park in Nottingham Road.
“We are investigating the circumstances of his death and officers remain at the scene.”
The vehicle was in the Iceland car park, near Poundstretcher and B&M – with recovery trucks arriving this afternoon to remove it.
Forensic officers left the car park this afternoon, with cops continuing to investigate.
No cause of death has been revealed.
It is not known how old the man was, or how long the body had been there.
The car park has been cordoned off and workers in nearby shops have not been allowed into it.
It is thought it will be at least a few hours before the car park and retail centre is opened back up.
Shocked locals have told of their horror on social media, one person warned: “Anyone going to b and m or Iceland somercotes don’t police have shut car park man found dead in car.”
And others sent sympathy to the man’s family, while also voicing concerns for the person who found the body.
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