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Investigations continue after body found in burnt out caravan

Norfolk Police are continuing to investigate after the body of a man was found in the remains of a burnt out caravan in Diss this weekend.

At approximately 8:20pm on Saturday night, a member of the public alerted police to a caravan on fire near the railway track on Sawmill Road.

After the fire had been contained by Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, they discovered a man's body.

The death is being treated as unexplained and police say their enquiries are ongoing. The area has been sealed off as forensic teams try to establish the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident should contact Norfolk Police on 101.

Man dies in caravan fire

The body of a man has been found in a burnt out caravan in Norfolk.

The remains were discovered after a concerned member of the public called emergency services after seeing the caravan alight near the railway track on Sawmill Road in Diss at around 8.20pm last night.

After the blaze had been contained firefighters discovered the body of a man.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said: "The death is being treated as unexplained. The seal remains in place today. Forensic investigators will try to establish the cause of the fire in conjunction with the fire service."

Formal identification of the man is still to take place but next of kin have been informed.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident should contact police on 101.

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TRAVEL: Train delays between Norwich and London

There are delays between Norwich and London because of a tree leaning on power cables on the line to Diss.

A shuttle bus is currently in operation between Norwich and Diss and there are delays of about 30 minutes on both directions of the line.

Network Rail and Greater Anglia do not know when a normal service will be resumed. There are currently engineers on site who are looking at removing the tree which is causing the obstruction.

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