body found near Highbridge railway line
second body has been discovered today (Friday) close to Highbridge
railway station where a man was killed by a passing train last
British Transport Police made the new discovery this morning
as they investigated the death of the first man, although it is
currently not clear whether the two are linked.
A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: "Officers
investigating the death of a man who was struck by train at Springfield
Road Foot Crossing, just south of Highbridge and Burnham rail
station, on Thursday, 11 July, have discovered the body of a second
man behind a railway building near to Highbridge and Burnham station."
"The second body was discovered at 10.40am this morning,
Friday 12 July, and the incident is currently being treated as
"Officers are working to establish the cause of death although
the man found this morning has not been struck by a train. Officers
are also working to establish his identity."
this stage, it is unclear whether there are any links between
the man who was hit by a train on Thursday 11 July and the man
who was found behind the railway building on Friday, 12 July,
and enquiries are ongoing."
have appealed for information and asked anyone with information
to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.