Police swarm Sheffield street as ‘woman’s body found’

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Part of a suburban cul-de-sac has been sealed off as a woman’s body has reportedly been found.

Police have stormed the road in Woodhouse, Sheffield, and erected a cordon to investigate the reports.  

The large cordon is at the front and rear of a property, which backs onto a large woodland.

A crime scene investigation (CSI) van has been spotted at the scene too, reports Yorkshire Live.

South Yorkshire Police have been approached for comment on the investigation.

The woodland is adjacent to several meadows which join Shire Brook Valley Nature Reserve, a large nature reserve based around a former sewage works. 

Messages of condolences have been shared widely on social media.

“RIP to whoever she is though with her,” one post reads.

“So sad,” another Sheffield resident posted on Facebook.

A third said: “It is heartbreaking news.”

A further person posted on Facebook: “RIP and thoughts to her family. It is such sad news to read.”

Traffic is congested through the area, which is in the southeast of Sheffield.

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