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Police investigation underway after two men found dead in Bridgnorth

It is believed the deaths are linked.

Police are investigating after two deaths were reported in Bridgnorth, Shropshire.

West Mercia Police were informed yesterday afternoon (Thursday 22 May) of a 67-year-old man who had been found dead in a field in Knowle Sands Caravan Park.

It is believed he died after being assaulted.

A short time later the body of a man, in his 70s, was found on a track off the B4555 Bridgnorth to Eardington. There is not believed to be any third party involvement in his death.

It is believed the deaths are linked and police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Bellamy said:

This is clearly a very tragic incident that has seen two men lose their lives and our thoughts are with their family and friends at this difficult time.

We do believe the deaths are linked and at this stage are not looking for anyone else in connection with them.

– Detective Chief Inspector Mark Bellamy