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Investigation launched after body found in Shirebrook

An investigation has been launched in Shirebrook after the body of a man was found yesterday

At around 10am on Sunday, 26 January a man’s body was found in an allotment off of Prospect Drive.

Police are appealing to anyone that may have heard any noise or disturbance between 10.30pm on Saturday, 25 January and 10.30am on Sunday, 26 January around the Prospect Drive area to contact them.

The investigation is in its early stages and enquiries are continuing to establish how the death occurred.

Anyone with any information that may help police with their enquiries or that has CCTV or dash cam footage between these times is asked to contact them quoting reference number 20*49022 using the following methods.

  • Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
  • Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
  • Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
  • Phone – call us on 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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