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An inquest continues today into the death of a 34-year-old man whose body was found at a waste recycling depot in Bristol.
The body of Matthew Symonds, from Swindon, was found in Avonmouth last August.
His body had been transported with commercial recycling waste from a location in Swindon town centre.
Police investigating the death of Swindon man Matthew Symonds whose body was found at a waste facility in Bristol say they are not treating his death as suspicious.
The Major Crime Investigation team which brings together specialist investigative staff from both Avon and Somerset and Wiltshire Police have been conducting enquiries into the death.
Mr Symonds was found deceased at a waste facility in Avonmouth on 1st August 2014. It has been established that his body was transported with commercial recycling waste from a location in the centre of Swindon.
A preliminary Post Mortem examination has been completed and further tests are being carried out. A file is being prepared on behalf of H M Coroner. An inquest will be held at a later date.
A referral has also been made to the Health and Safety Executive.
Wiltshire police say they need to carry out further tests to find out how a man whose body was found at a waste facility in Avonmouth last week died. Initial post mortem examinations have been carried out on 34 year old Matthew Symonds from Swindon. Police say they now know that Mr Symonds body was transported with commercial recycling waste from a site in Swindon to the centre in Avonmouth.
Wiltshire Police say they are not treating the death of Matthew Symonds, from Swindon as suspicious. Mr Symonds body was found at a waste recycling facility in Avonmouth on Friday.
Investigations continue into the death of Matthew Symonds from Swindon. The 34 year old's body was found at a waste recycling facility in Avonmouth on Friday. Today police have released this picture of Matthew.
Body of a man found at a recycling plant in Bristol has been formally identified as that of Matthew Symonds, aged 34, of no fixed address in Swindon, police said.
Workers discovered his remains at the plant in Avonmouth in Bristol yesterday morning.
Mr Symonds' death is being treated as unexplained, police said. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out later today.
Human remains discovered at a depot in Avonmouth in Bristol may have got there after being chucked in with a recycling collection in Swindon, police have said. Detectives are now focusing their inquiries in the town.
A police cordon remains in place at the recycling plant where the body parts were discovered yesterday morning by workers.
Police in Bristol have confirmed that the body of a man has been found at a Biffa waste facility in Avonmouth. They have told us the man is believed to be in his 30s and a post mortem is being carried out later today.