POLICE have launched an investigation after the body of a man was found at an Oxford property yesterday afternoon.

Officers were called to the house in Divinity Road at around 2pm, when the 54-year-old's body was discovered.

Residents said police carried out door to door enquiries while a cordon was put in place at the scene.

The death is being treated as unexplained.

Thames Valley Police spokesman David Marsh said: "Thames Valley Police is investigating an unexplained death on Divinity Road, Oxford.

"Officers attended the scene shortly before 2pm on Tuesday where a 54-year-old man was found deceased."