Body found on allotment

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A POLICE probe is under way into the discovery of a body on an allotment plot in South Yorkshire.

Officers made the grim discovery at around 5.20pm yesterday and there had been a fire at the allotment on Long Lane, Oxspring, near Penistone.

The sex of the body has not yet known and police said they are investigating whether the death is suspicious.

As a precaution the allotment plot and surrounding area has been sealed off by police as a potential crime scene and an investigation is now under way to try to establish exactly what happened.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 0114 2202020 and quote incident 724 of May 19.