Police find woman’s body in Leicester street

A body was found near a school in Leicester yesterday afternoon.

Police were called to Sweetbriar Road, just off Narborough Road in Leicester at around 1.25pm yesterday.

A cordon was put in place and the road was closed between Imperial Avenue and Winchester Avenue while officers carried out enquiries at the scene.

A police spokesman said: “Enquiries conducted have established the death is not suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

No details surrounding the woman’s identity have been released. The police spokesman added: “Identification of the deceased is a matter for the coroner.”

This incident follows the discovery of another body in a car park in Hinckley yesterday. Police advised that death is being treated as non-suspicious too.

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