Woman's body found in Darwen woodland

Police at the scene

Police at the scene

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POLICE cordoned off an area of Darwen last night following the discovery of a 59-year-old woman's body.

Grimshaw Street was closed between Sough Road / Pole Lane and Spring Vale Road from around 8pm after the woman was found in woodland close to the road by members of the public.

Officers also directed traffic away from the area.

No information has been released about the circumstances surrounding the woman's death.



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