A POLICE investigation has been launched after a body was found in a field near Cudworth.

The body of a 29-year-old man - from Lundwood - was discovered in the early hours of Tuesday morning (March 27.) in a field near Cudworth. A post mortem is to be carried out today to find out the cause of the man's death.

A 51-year-old man has been arrested for attempted theft of cable.

Police are not seeking anyone else in connection with the man's death.