The body of a woman found on the site of a primary school in Shrewsbury has been formally identified.
23-year-old Charlotte Christodoulou from Walsall was found at Harlescott Junior School shortly before midnight on Sunday.
Two men and a woman who were originally arrested on suspicion of murder have instead been rearrested on suspicion of obstructing the coroner.
All three have been released on bail pending further police inquiries.
A school in Shrewsbury where a woman's body was found remains closed today.
The victim, who's believed to have been in her early 20s, was discovered in the grounds of Harlescott Primary School shortly before midnight on Sunday. Three people have been arrested.
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Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in school grounds in Shrewsbury.
West Mercia Police said the body is believed to be a woman in her early 20s, and it was found in the grounds of a primary school.
Police investigating the unexplained death of a woman in Shrewsbury on Christmas Eve have formally identified her body.
The body of 47-year-old Julie Mercer, from Buttington Road in Shrewsbury, was discovered in a business building on Feather Lane on the morning of Wednesday 24 December.
A man who had been arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed while detectives continue their investigations.
Our investigation is ongoing at the present time and although we do not yet know the exact cause of Mrs.Mercer’s death, we are continuing to treat this as a murder investigation while we await the result of further tests.
I would like to reassure local residents that a significant number of resources continue to be dedicated to this investigation and we will continue to use specialist officers until we resolve this case.
The 45-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday, 24 December as part of the investigation has been released on police bail while inquiries continue.
Officers continue to appeal for information that could be linked to the death.
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The police search for Daniel Hodgin, who went missing last Sunday morning, has focused on exploring the various routes he could have taken on his way home.
Volunteers were asked to search riverbanks and nearby parks for any signs of Daniel.
Whilst search and rescue teams made their way along the river itself.
The family of Daniel Hodgin say it's really nice to see how many people have turned out to help in the search for him.
Today, hundreds gathered at the Buttermarket nightclub, where Daniel was last seen on Sunday morning, offering to help.
Police focused volunteers on the nearby River Severn for any signs of where Daniel might have gone.
Police have released CCTV of a missing man from Telford who has not been seen since a night out in Shrewsbury last weekend.
It is believed Daniel Hodgin left the Buttermarket nightclub at around 3.30am on Sunday morning.
Officers will be in Shrewsbury's Buttermarket today searching for the 20-year-old.
“We are carrying out extensive searches in the Shrewsbury area to locate Daniel. These involve using police dogs, the police helicopter and boats to search the river area. We are often reliant on the help and support of the public to assist us and urge anyone with any information to contact us”.