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Body lay in well 'for two years'

A body found in a well outside a home in Surrey had been been there for around two years, police now believe. Seven men who were arrested on suspicion of murder have been released on bail.

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Body found in a well sparks murder probe

Police have launched a murder investigation after a body was found in a well outside a home in Surrey.

A body has been found in a well on Audley Drive, in Surrey, pictured. Credit: Google Street View

Officers were called to the scene, in the front garden of a private house in Audley Drive, Warlingham, Surrey, yesterday afternoon.

Detective Chief Inspector Cliff Lyons said the recovery operation might take some time.

"It is a murder investigation. As far as I am concerned, when a body is found in a well, it either fell in there, or was placed in there, and the evidence is apparent that the body was placed in there," the senior detective said.

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