Police 'know identity' of body found in Amesbury

Police 'know identity' of body found in Amesbury

Published by Faye Tryhorn at 10:52am 10th September 2019.

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The man was discovered in a field off the A303 on Thursday afternoon (September 5th).

It was found by a member of the public on land between the Countess and Longbarrow roundabouts westbound.

Wiltshire Police have given us an update on the body, saying it's believed he's a foreign national.

In a statement, they've said: 

'We believe that we know the identity of the deceased man and are in contact with his next of kin. The Coroner will deal with formal identification. Our thoughts are with his family."

A303 body September 2019
Police went at the scene of the discovery last Thursday afternoon

Officers had already confirmed that the death was not being treated as suspicious.

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