POLICE in Doncaster today (Sunday Dec 21) launched a murder inquiry after the discovery of a woman's body.
The woman - who has not been identified – was found at 4.30am in the underpass leading from Thorne Road onto Town Field by a member of the public.
Police said she had been assaulted but no definite cause of death will be known until after a post mortem carried out later today.
Thorne Road is closed as far as Queen's Road and Town Field is also closed.
Anyone with information should contact the incident room on (01302) 385792