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15/05/2014 11:26 BST | Updated 15/05/2014 11:59 BST

Body Discovered In 'Broadchurch' Town Clevedon

Police have discovered a body in the quiet Somerset town where ITV murder series Broadchurch was filmed.

Underwater police search teams combed a ditch in Clevedon, after the discovery of a body of a middle-aged man by a member of the public.

Police arrived at the address on Strode Road at approximately 9am this morning, ITV reported.

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The body was found in Clevedon by a member of the public

Avon and Somerset Police say they have launched an investigation into the body's discovery.

The death is being treated as unexplained, but not suspicious.

Broadchurch, which starred David Tennant and Olivia Colman was partly filmed in Clevedon but set on the Dorset coast. It centred on the death of an eleven-year-old boy, and the detectives hunting for his murderer.