Body discovered in woodland

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POLICE have arrested a man after a body was discovered in woodland in Somercotes.

The discovery was made at around 4.30pm on Sunday at the rear of the Wimsey Way Industrial Estate, Somercotes.

A police spokeswoman said: “Enquiries are at a very early stage and the police are unable to confirm the identity of the person found or establish a cause of death at this time.

“Further enquiries will now be progressed and the immediate scene will remain cordoned off by police officers for some time whilst the area is examined.”

One person has been arrested in connection with the discovery of this body and is detained at a local police station where he will be interviewed.

Anyone who has any information that would help the police enquiry should contact officers on 0345 123 3333.