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The death of a man whose body was found on farmland near Wells on Sunday morning is not being treated as suspicious.
Police say that although a formal identification procedure has not been carried out yet, they believe they’ve identified the man as a 38-year-old from the Wells area.
A post mortem examination is due to take place on a body of a man found on farmland in Somerset.
The body was discovered by a member of the public on farmland at Dulcote Quarry near Wells on Sunday morning. His death is being treated as unexplained.
Police believe they have identified the man and are trying to trace his next of kin.
Avon & Somerset Police believe they've identified the man whose body was found on farmland at Dulcote Quarry near Wells on Sunday.
They are now focussing on locating and informing the man's next of kin. A formal identification procedure will take place in due course.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary have released details of the clothing and jewellery worn by a man whose body was found on farmland near Wells.
A member of the public found the man’s body on land near Dulcote Quarry, off the Wells bypass, on Sunday morning.
His death is being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem examination is due to be held tomorrow.
Police have released the following description.
Avon & Somerset Police are investigating the unexplained death of a man near Wells.
At around 10.30am today, the body of a man was found by a member of the public on farmland near Dulcote Quarry, off the Wells bypass.
The man’s death is being treated as unexplained and enquires are ongoing to identify him and trace his next of kin.
There is a cordon in place while police examine the scene and some minor roads have been closed for the time being.
If you were in the Dulcote Quarry area recently and saw or heard anything unusual, or have any information which could help our investigation, the police are asking you to call 101 and quote log number 329 of 11/1.