South Yorkshire Police seal off woods after discovery of body

Woodland in South Yorkshire is sealed off this morning following the discovery of a body.

By Claire Lewis
Friday, 6th September 2019, 11:51 am
Updated Friday, 6th September 2019, 11:52 am

The body of a man in his 70s was found in Kings Wood, off Great North Road, near Bawtry, at 8.52pm on Wednesday, September 4.

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The woodland has been sealed off and is under police guard while enquiries are carried out.

Kings Wood, near Bawtry, Doncaster

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The force said: “Specialist officers are supporting his family.”