The body of a woman has been found in a wooded area in Telford.

West Mercia Police received a call from a member of the public on Saturday (4 May) concerned for a woman near Sutherland Road in Wellington.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say her death is currently being treated as unexplained.

"This is a very tragic incident where a woman has sadly lost her life and we are currently carrying out enquiries to trace her next of kin. "Our enquiries in to the woman's death are very much in the initial stages and it is too early to say whether or not there are any suspicious circumstances, at the moment her death is being treated as unexplained. "We're appealing for anyone who may have been in the area, in particular between 5pm and 11pm on Friday night, and saw or heard anything that could help with our enquiries."

DCI Mike Nally