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Moorland murder: Two arrested over Craig Nelson's death

Craig Nelson known as Craig Preston Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Craig Nelson was also known as Craig Preston

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was discovered on moorland.

Craig Nelson, also known as Craig Preston, was found dead on Monday morning near the Woodhead Tunnels in the Peak District, Derbyshire.

A 41-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were arrested in Sheffield.

A post-mortem examination showed Mr Nelson, 34, from Wath-Upon-Dearne, Rotherham, died as a result of head injuries.

Police are keen for anyone who saw or heard from Mr Nelson in the days leading up to his death to contact them.

Image copyright Gareth James
Image caption Police want to hear from anyone who saw a vehicle on a slip road off the A628 or in the car park near the Woodhead Tunnels between 07:00 BST on Saturday and 11:00 BST on Monday

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