THE body of a 51-year-old man has been found in a car in Barley.

Police found the car in Barley New Road at 12.15am after receiving a 'concern for safety' call shortly before 11pm last night.

The officer could smell a chemical from the vehicle and called for an ambulance and fire crews.

The substance was dealt with before the man's body was removed.

Police are not treating the incident as suspicious.