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Latest: Police confirm burnt body is of a woman

Police have confirmed that the body found in a Sainsbury’s car park, in Chippenham yesterday, is of a woman in her 40’s.

At approximately 3am, a dog handler on a routine patrol discovered a fire in part of the Sainsbury’s car park in Bath Road. Once the fire was put out, a body was discovered.

A post-mortem examination took place yesterday at Flax Bourton Mortuary and revealed that the body was of a woman in her 40’s.

The cordons have been removed and the store is now open.

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