Appeal for witnesses following unexplained death – Lapworth
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Update - officers are no longer treating this death as suspicious, but we do continue to appeal for witnesses. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.
Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses or information following an unexplained death in Lapworth this morning (Friday 4 October).
Police were called shortly before 11.30am to a report of a car on fire in a lay-by on Spring Lane.
A body was found inside the car.
A cordon is currently in place and the road is closed whilst officers are in attendance.
Det Sgt Mark Calvert from Warwickshire Police said: “An investigation is now ongoing and we are currently treating the death as unexplained.
“The investigation is in its very early stages and as part of our enquiries, we would like to speak to anyone who travelled on Spring Lane this morning and may have noticed a car in the layby or in the area.
“If anyone has any information, please call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 163 of Friday 4 October.”
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