TWO men have been arrested after a man's body was found at a York property.

North Yorkshire Police said officers were called by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to attend a residential property in Markham Crescent, The Groves, York, after a man was found deceased there late on Tuesday evening.

"The circumstances of the man’s death are currently under investigation," said a spokeswoman.

"A 34-year-old man and a 40-year-old man were arrested in connection with this incident and subsequently released under investigation whilst inquiries continue."

She added that a scene guard remained in place.