The body of a man was discovered by a member of the public in Kirkby Lonsdale this morning.
The member of the public made the gruesome discovery at 8.20am this morning in the cemetery on Vicarage Lane, Kirkby Lonsdale.
But Cumbria police revealed they do not believe the death is suspicious.
A spokesman for Cumbria police said: “A male body has been found today in the cemetery on Vicarage Lane.
“The body was found by a member of the public at around 8.20am.
“Enquiries are ongoing, however the death is not believed to be suspicious at this time.
“The cemetery has been closed and Police ask members of the public to keep away from the area while they conduct enquiries.”