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Reports of body found in Newbury parkland

Police cordon off area popular with joggers

John Garvey

John Garvey


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POLICE have cordoned off an area in Newbury popular with joggers following reports of a body being discovered.

The incident happened this evening (Friday) in Northcroft Park around 6pm.

Thames Valley Police has not released an official statement but understands that a person was found lifeless and that there are no suspicious circumstances.

A wooded area near water, opposite the leisure centre, remained cordoned off and a solitary police car remained at the scene this evening.

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