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Teenager found dead in woodland

A teenage girl has been found dead in a woodland in Greater Manchester.

Emergency services were called to Ashton Heath in Ashton-in-Makerfield, near Wigan, just after 6am on July 19.

The girl has not yet been formally identified.

Emergency Services discovered the body in woodlands in Ashton Heath in Ashton-in-Makerfield. Credit: MEN Media

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said:

Just after 6am on Friday, July 19, 2019, police were called to reports that the body of a teenage girl had been found in the Ashton Heath woodland area in Wigan.

Emergency services attended and at this time, it’s not thought there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding the girl’s death.

A file will be passed to the coroner.

– Greater Manchester Police