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Death of man found in Gravesend woodland ‘not being treated as suspicious’

PUBLISHED: 12:18 17 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:18 17 November 2017

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The body was found on Wednesday morning

Police have confirmed they are not treating a body found in Gravesend with suspicion.

Officers were called to woodland near Hawkins Avenue on Wednesday morning, where they discovered the body of a man.

It is thought the deceased was in his 30s.

Following the discovery by a member of the public, police were called at 9.41am.

A spokesperson from Kent Police said: “The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report is being prepared for the coroner.”

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