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Body Found Near School in Romford Sparks Investigation

A body was discovered in Paines Brook Recreation Ground, Harold Wood, Romford, on Sunday evening, near a primary school, prompting an ongoing investigation by the authorities.

The police were alerted to the incident at approximately 8:05 pm on January 28. The circumstances surrounding the individual’s death are currently deemed unexplained, and the identity of the deceased remains unknown. Law enforcement agencies are working diligently to locate and inform the next of kin.

Inspector Gary Deplanque expressed his understanding of the concerns within the local community, especially those with young children attending the nearby school. He also extended gratitude for the residents’ patience during this difficult time, acknowledging the disruption caused by the ongoing police presence at the scene.

Efforts to ascertain the cause of death and the identity of the individual continue, with authorities urging anyone with information related to this case to contact them at 101, citing reference CAD 5817/28 Jan.

Moreover, Inspector Deplanque has appealed to the public not to speculate or share information that could potentially interfere with the investigation.

The police have affirmed their commitment to thoroughly investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body near the school and providing updates as appropriate.

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