The body was found in non-suspicious circumstances at St Mark’s apartments in the city centre this afternoon

A body has been found at a student accommodation block in Lincoln city centre.

Emergency crews raced to St Mark’s apartments this afternoon, which houses mostly international students from the University of Lincoln .

A number of police cars and a coroner’s van were pictured outside the block on St Marks Street, according to students at the block.

Police confirmed the death was not being treated as suspicious.

A police spokesman said: “I can confirm we attended at an address on St Marks Street, where very sadly a person has died.

“The death is not suspicious. The Coroners Officer is now dealing.”

A student told Lincolnshire Live that the emergency services arrived at the scene at about 12pm.

He said there was a coroner’s van, an ambulance and three or four police vans outside the property.

“I heard from students,” he said. “I don’t think many people know yet.”