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Body of man found near Cirencester

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The body of a man has been found close to the A419 Stroud Road near Cirencester. The discovery was made by a contractor working in the area shortly after 2pm today, 1 May.

The man had been deceased for some time and police are treating the circumstances of his death as unexplained.

Detectives are continuing their enquiries and the scene will remain cordoned off until tomorrow (Wednesday 2 May).

  • Anyone who may have information is urged to call Gloucestershire Police on 101 and quote incident 242 of 1 May.
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