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Northampton murder probe: Police look into disappearance of man in 2013

The body was found earlier this week. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are investigating the disappearance of a man in 2013 in connection with the discovery of a body in Northampton this week.

Adeyemi Olugbuyi was last seen in North Holme Court, Thorplands, on Friday 13 September 2013.

Mr Olugbuyi is believed to have been involved in an altercation in the area just after 8am on that day.

He's not had any contact with family or friends ever since.

The body of a man was discovered in bushes in Billing Brook Road on Tuesday (January 26) and officers think it could have been there for "months or years".

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Police launch murder inquiry after body is found on road

Detectives believe that it is likely it has been there for months or years. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police have launched a murder enquiry following the discovery of a man's body in Northampton.

He was found in Billing Brook Road on Tuesday and he has not yet been identified.

Detectives are investigating how the body came to be there but they believe that it is likely it has been there for months or years.

The site remains cordoned off but the road closure has been removed.

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Police searching area where body was discovered in Northamptonshire

Police officers at the scene where a body has been found in Northamptonshire Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are searching an area outside flats in Billing Brook Road in Northampton where a body has been discovered.

Officers are carrying out investigations to establish how the body came to be there.

The road closure between the A43 and North Holme Court will remain in place.

People are advised to avoid the area.

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Road closure remains following discovery of body

Northamptonshire Police were called to Billing Brook Road yesterday at around 1.45pm following the discovery of a body.

Officers are carrying out investigations to establish the circumstances around how the body came to be there.

The road closure between the A43 and North Holme Court will remain in place and people are being advised to avoid the area.

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