Breaking news: Body found in Dereham

A body has been found in Dereham, police confirmed this morning (Sunday).

Police have cordoned off a wooded footpath in Tavern Lane, near Toftwood, at the bottom of the slip road which leads to the Norwich-bound A47.

Officers are standing guard and there are currently three police cars and a crime scene investigation van at the scene.

No further details, including the age and gender of the body, are available at present.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said they were in the early hours of the investigation and further information would be released later today.

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