Police confirm death of man in wooded area in Sheffield

A man died in a wooded area in Sheffield over the weekend despite efforts to revive him, it has been confirmed today.

Monday, 13th September 2021, 6:35 am

South Yorkshire Police said emergency services were deployed to a wooded area off Fox Lane, which runs between Frecheville and Gleadless, at 8.20pm on Saturday, September 11.

The force said there were ‘reports of concern’ for a man.

Emergency services attended and attempted to revive him but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A man died in a wooded area off Fox Lane, which runs between Frecheville and Gleadless, in Sheffield (Photo: Getty)

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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