November 26, 2020

Womans body found after person seen on fire in woodland – Metro.co.uk

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An investigation has been launched after a woman’s body was found by police in Manchester (Picture: ASP/LNP)

A body has been found after a person was seen ‘on fire’ in a Manchester woodland.

Emergency services were called to reports of an individual on fire in a wooded area off Williams Road in Moston shortly after 6pm on Saturday.

An investigation has been launched after police discovered a woman’s body. A police cordon is currently in place around the area.

A spokesperson for GMP said: ‘Police were called around 6.15pm this evening by the fire service to a report of a fire in a woodland near Williams Road, Moston.

‘Emergency services attended and sadly found the body of a woman. A scene is in place and an investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the fire.’

A body of a woman has been found after police and fire were called to an area of woodland just off Williams Road in Moston. Officers received reports of a woman on fire at around 6pm tonight. On arrival the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. A sheet was put up covering the body which was seen pictured. Forensics can be seen taking photographs of the area.

Officers received reports of a person on fire at around 6pm on Saturday (Picture: ASP)

A body of a woman has been found after police and fire were called to an area of woodland just off Williams Road in MostoN

Forensic workers taking photographs of the area (Picture: ASP)

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire Service said: ‘We were called at 6.01pm to a person on fire in an area of woodland off Williams Road in Moston.

‘Initial enquiries suggest a fire in a woodland area which involved a female casualty.

‘Fire investigation, the North West Ambulance Service and Greater Manchester Police are all in attendance.’

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