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Country park closed after woman found dead

Police cars at country park
Officers remain at the scene at Shotover Country Park

A large country park remains closed following the discovery of a woman's body.

The 28-year-old was found dead at Shotover Country Park in Headington, Oxford, at about 06:45 GMT.

Thames Valley Police said it was treating her death as "unexplained".

Her next of kin had been informed and were being supported by specially-trained officers, it said.

A large cordon is in place around the park and people are being warned to avoid the area.

It is expected to be closed for "some time", according to police.

The force is appealing for witnesses and has asked anyone who was in the park early in the morning or late on Wednesday night to come forward.

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