Body found in South Yorkshire

Nottinghamshire Police have confirmed they are investigating the discovery of what is believed to be a body on farmland at Everton near Bawtry - where South Yorkshire borders Nottinghamshire.

Body found in farmland named

Alan James Easton
Alan James Easton Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police have formally identified the body discovered on farmland in Everton on the Nottinghamshire - South Yorkshire border. They have named him as Alan James Easton, 50, of Dunbartonshire in Scotland, whose body was discovered on Saturday February 2.

Three people have been charged with murder following the discovery of a body on farmland in Everton, north Nottinghamshire. Angela Dowling, 47, Stephen Schofield, 31, and Matthew Duffy, 22, all of South Yorkshire appeared before mansfield magistrates on Friday, February 8.

They were remanded in custody and are due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday. February 11

3 charged with body in field murder

Three people have been charged with murder following the discovery at the weekend of a body in a field in North Nottinghamshire.

The body , which has not been identified , was discovered on farmland at Everton on Saturday, February 2.

Angela Dowling, 47, Stephen Dowling, 31 and Matthew Duffy , 22, who are all from South Yorkshire, will appear before Mansfield magistrates on Friday, February 8. Two other people who were arrested earlier in the week have been released without charge.

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13-year-old among five people arrested in connection with South Yorkshire murder

A 13-year-old girl is among five people arrested in connection with a murder inquiry after a man's body was found in a country lane in South Yorkshire.

A 47-year-old woman and three men, 21, 27 and 31, have also been arrested by detectives.

Nottinghamshire Police launched a murder investigation after the man was found in countryside near Doncaster - near the border with Nottinghamshire - on Saturday.

Forensic tests at scene

An area of farmland near Bawtry remains cordoned off whilst police investigate the discovery of a body on the South Yorkshire-Nottinghamshire border. Officers were contacted by a member of the public who made the discovery in Everton over the weekend. From there, Martin Fisher reports.

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