Woman’s body found in Lowestoft park

Fen Park, Lowestoft.

Fen Park, Lowestoft. - Credit: Nick Butcher

A woman's body has been found in a park in south Lowestoft.

The woman was found dead in Fen Park in Kirkley by a member of the public and police were subsequently called.

A Suffolk police spokesman said: 'We were contacted by a member of the public about 5.40pm yesterday (Thursday), reporting he had seen what appeared to be a body hanging from a tree at Kirkley Fen Park.

'Officers attended and discovered a woman hanging from the tree. Attempts were made to revive her but she was pronounced deceased at the scene.'

It is understood the woman is 25 years old and from Lowestoft.

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The police spokesman added: 'At this stage, as is standard procedure, the death is being treated as unexplained, but there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.'

As well as police, the fire service and East of England Ambulance Service were understood to have been called out.

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