POLICE are investigating the discovery of a body in a remote lane near Ashbourne.
Officers were called to a short secluded lane just off the A515 at around 10.45am on Monday.
The section of Cubley Old Road creates a small loop off the A515 between Cubley and Sudbury.
The force had been called to a report from a member of the public who was concerned about a man inside a vehicle parked in the lane.
A 51-year-old man from Leicestershire was discovered dead inside his car.
Officers confirmed yesterday that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.
A police spokesman said: “A 51-year-old man from Leicestershire was found dead in his vehicle in the A515 at Cubley, near Sudbury.
“There are no suspicious circumstances.”
Enquiries are now underway and police are not seeking anyone else in connection with the death.
The man’s family have been informed.