Teen in suspected suicide at Awsworth viaduct

NILALC100713A1 - Bennerley Viaduct Ilkeston
NILALC100713A1 - Bennerley Viaduct Ilkeston

A teenager was found dead at the foot of Bennerley viaduct yesterday (Monday) afternoon, police have said.

A dog walker found the body of the 19-year-old, from Ilkeston, at about 3.30pm and called 999.

He was pronounced dead by the ambulance service at about 3.45pm.

Police said he is yet to be formally identified and said there were no suspicious circumstances.