THE body of a man has been found in a small village near Bridgwater.

Emergency services were called to Stockmoor this morning (July 18) to reports of a body found.

The death is not currently being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "We were called to reports of a concern for welfare this morning at about 7.30am to the Limousin Way area of Bridgwater.

"The body of a man was found.

"The death has been referred to the coroner as a non-suspicious sudden death."