A BODY was discovered after concerned neighbours, worried about a man's welfare, called the police.

An air ambulance and police officers arrived at a house in Vicarage Road, Blackrod, shortly after 6pm on Sunday.

A GMP spokesman ssaid: "Officers arrived and sadly found the body of a man believed to be in his 40s.

"There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a file will be passed to the coroner."