Body found in Stourton woods

At 8.09pm last night (1 July 2024) a member of the public reported finding the body of a man in woods off Thwaite Lane, Stourton.

While formal identification is yet to be completed, initial enquiries suggest the body may be that of missing man Andrew Wilson.

Mr Wilson, aged 65, was reported missing in Leeds on 21 June and enquiries to locate him have been ongoing since then. He was last seen in the general area where the body was found.

His family has been informed and officers are continuing to provide support to them.

There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances in relation to the death and the Coroner’s Office has been informed.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police

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