UPDATE on body found in Amesbury field

UPDATE on body found in Amesbury field

Published by Faye Tryhorn at 10:00am 6th September 2019. (Updated at 10:33am 6th September 2019)

Wiltshire Police has given us more information on the incident close to the A303.

A man's body was found in a field on the westbound side of the road, between the Countess and Longbarrow roundabouts on Thursday afternoon (September 5th).

Officers have been investigating the circumstances of what happened and have now confirmed they don't believe a crime's been committed.

In a statement, they've said: 

"Following the discovery of the body of a man yesterday in a field off of the A303 near Stonehenge our enquiries at this stage lead us to believe that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. We are in the process of contacting his next of kin and a file will be prepared for HM Coroner for Wiltshire."

The police presence that's been at the scene has now been stepped down.

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