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Woodland body identified

PUBLISHED: 11:55 03 June 2010 | UPDATED: 11:45 23 August 2010

POLICE have identified the body of a man found in woodland nearly two months ago. The decomposed body discovered in Canal Road, Higham, on April 7, was that of Colin Barnes, 46, from Croydon. An inquest was opened and adjourned on April 22 after walker

POLICE have identified the body of a man found in woodland nearly two months ago.

The decomposed body discovered in Canal Road, Higham, on April 7, was that of Colin Barnes, 46, from Croydon.

An inquest was opened and adjourned on April 22 after walkers found the body in woodland. The area was cordoned off for a day while forensic experts carried out investigations, and the body was taken to Darent Valley Hospital.

Officers decided Mr Barnes' death was not suspicious.

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