A TEENAGER has been found dead in a wooded area in Elsecar last night.

Police were called to the skate park area, next to the train station on Millhouess Street, at around 8.30pm last night (Monday).

A spokesman said: "Emergency services arrived at the scene, off Millhouses Street, Elsecar and shortly afterwards a local 15-year-old boy was pronounced dead."

Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

* Please do not identify the victim or speculate on the circumstances of his death out of respect for the family *