POLICE are investigating the discovery of a woman's body in a field in Guiseley.

Paramedics reported the find close to Chevin Park, the former High Royds Hospital, off Otley Road, shortly before 9am today.

Detectives and forensics experts have been called to the scene which has been cordoned off as inquiries continue.

A police spokesman said the family of the 46-year-old woman had been informed although no formal identification had yet taken place.

Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

The Coroner has been informed.