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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-in-well suspects bailed until late December

Seven men arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a well at a property in Surrey have been released on bail until late December, Scotland Yard said.

Police activity near the property in Warlingham, Surrey, yesterday. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The men, aged between 21 and 27, have been bailed "pending further investigation", a spokesperson said.

The body was removed from the well yesterday afternoon and a post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place later today.

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