A MAN'S body has been found in a field near Stonehenge in Amesbury.

Wiltshire Police confirmed the find this afternoon, which was at a site off the A303 between the Countess and Longbarrow roundabouts.

A statement from the force said: "At around 1.15pm today we were called by a member of the public who had located the body of a man in a field off the A303, near Amesbury.

"Officers have attended and confirmed the man was deceased.

"Our enquiries are at a very early stage and we are keeping an open mind about the circumstances."


The statement added: "People are likely to see an increased police presence in the area this evening, so should not be alarmed."