Police have confirmed that the body found in a Sainsbury’s car park, in Chippenham yesterday, is of a woman in her 40’s.
At approximately 3am, a dog handler on a routine patrol discovered a fire in part of the Sainsbury’s car park in Bath Road. Once the fire was put out, a body was discovered.
A post-mortem examination took place yesterday at Flax Bourton Mortuary and revealed that the body was of a woman in her 40’s.
The cordons have been removed and the store is now open.
Police are continuing to investigate the discovery of a body in a supermarket car park in Chippenham.
Emergency crews were called to a fire at Sainsbury's in Bath Road early yesterday morning. Human remains were found in the debris. The store re-opened at 7 last night.
A Sainsbury's supermarket in Chippenham has reopened after being forced to close when a body was discovered in the car park.
It was discovered by police around 3am this morning.
Wiltshire Police is appealing for witnesses in relation to a body found in a supermarket car park in Chippenham.
The fire service were called to Sainsbury's on Bath Road at around 3am this morning. Human remains were later discovered in the debris and the area cordoned off.
Police say it's too early to determine if the discovery is suspicious.
The car park remains cordoned off and the store remains shut.
If you have information that may assist police please call 101, or if you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.
Police are currently dealing with an incident at Sainsbury's Supermarket on Bath Road, Chippenham.
The store is temporarily closed.