Bristol

Body found at New Earth Solutions in Bristol

Scene at Belgrave Road
Image caption Part of a block of flats off Belgrave Road has been sealed off

A police search following the discovery of a body at a recycling plant is taking place at nine locations across Bristol, police have said.

Officers were called to New Earth Solutions in Avonmouth after the man's body was found on Thursday.

Avon and Somerset Police said they were "working to establish the circumstances surrounding the death".

The constabulary said it was searching locations that were on a bin collection route earlier in the day.

Image caption Two other locations in nearby Jacobs Wells Road are being guarded

A block of flats in Clifton and on Jacob Wells Road are amoung the locations police were searching.

Officers sealed off a car park on Belgrave Road and established two crime scenes at either end of Jacob Wells Road.

"At this stage we are keeping an open mind about what happened," the spokesman added.

A New Earth Solutions spokesman said the Avonmouth plant had been closed.

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