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Body found at Mousehold Heath in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 16:34 22 April 2019 | UPDATED: 11:24 23 April 2019

A body has been found at Mousehold Heath in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.

A body has been found at Mousehold Heath in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.

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Part of Mousehold Heath in Norwich was sealed off after a body was found.

A body has been found at Mousehold Heath in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.A body has been found at Mousehold Heath in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.

A section of the beauty spot, close to the football pitch off Mousehold Lane, was cordoned off with blue and white police tape, on the morning of Easter Monday.

With the Norwich City Council-managed heathland popular among dog walkers, Norfolk police placed the tape, blocking a number of paths through the trees, to keep the public away.

A body has been found at Mousehold Heath in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.A body has been found at Mousehold Heath in Norwich. Picture Dan Grimmer.

Behind the tape, forensics investigators carried out their work and the body was recovered.

Three Norfolk Constabulary police cars and a forensics investigation van were parked by the side of the road in Mousehold Lane.

Police confirmed that a body had been discovered and said there were no suspicious circumstances. No further details about the identity of the body have yet been released.

The police tape was removed later on Monday morning.

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