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Body found in Wellington

Body found in Wellington

Police are appealing for information after the body of a woman was found in Wellington yesterday, Saturday May 4th.

Police received a call from a member of the public just before 4pm yesterday in relation to concerns for a woman in a wooded area off Sutherland Road in Wellington.

Emergency services attended and sadly the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her death is currently being treated as unexplained.

DCI Mike Nally said: “This is a very tragic incident where a woman has sadly lost her life and we are currently carrying out enquiries to trace her next of kin.

“Our enquiries in to the woman’s death are very much in the initial stages and it is too early to say whether or not there are any suspicious circumstances, at the moment her death is being treated as unexplained.

“We’re appealing for anyone who may have been in the area, in particular between 5pm and 11pm on Friday night, and saw or heard anything that could help with our enquiries.”

A post mortem has been carried out, but the results are inconclusive and the cause of death not yet established.

Formal identification has not yet taken place, however, the woman is believed to be a 29 year old woman from the Wellington area.

Enquiries are on-going and her death continues to be treated as unexplained.

DCI Mike Nally said: “I would continue to ask anyone with information that may assist our enquiries to come forward and speak to us.”

Anyone with information can contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 455s 040519 or alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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