Appeal to identify unknown man found hanged near Toys R Us

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An artist’s impression of a man found hanged in June was released at the opening of an inquest into his death this morning.

The man’s body was found close to Toys R Us at 2.38pm on Wednesday, June 5, by a couple who had just arrived in Milton Keynes by train to view a property.

Members of the public are now being urged to come forward to help identify the man whose body was found hanged in a small wooded area adjacent to South Grafton roundabout at the junction of Grafton Street and Childs Way.

Police described the man as a white male, of medium build, aged between 40 and 60, with greying short ginger hair. He was 5ft 6in tall and about weighed about 11 and a half stone. He was clean and had no marks or scars.

He was wearing a blue woollen hat, a black Regatta padded waist length jacket, a dark teal sweatshirt, blue denim jeans, black Fila trainers, black socks and black boxer shorts.

The man had a black wrist watch on his left wrist, a small black Puma rucksack, black gloves, glasses and a black Puma baseball cap.

The man’s body will be released to Milton Keynes Council for funeral arrangements to be made.

The inquest was adjourned to October 15.