February 4, 2019 12.53 pm This story is over 31 months old

Body found at Scunthorpe nature reserve

Not connected to missing girl, police say

A body has been found at a nature reserve in Scunthorpe on Monday morning.

Humberside Police are currently at the scene at Ashby Ville Nature Reserve where an investigation has been launched.

Police also said this is not connected to a separate investigation of missing student Libby Squire in Hull.

Police are at the scene. Photo: Scunthorpe Life

A spokesperson for Humberside Police said: “We are currently at Ashby Ville Nature Reserve near Scunthorpe following reports that a body was found this morning.

“We do not believe this to be connected to the investigation for missing student Libby Squire in Hull.

“An investigation has been launched to establish the circumstances and we ask anyone with any information to call 101 quoting log 78 of 04/02/19. Alternatively you can report information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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