Gloucestershire

Dead teenage motorcyclist found on A48 verge is named

A motorcyclist whose body was found at the side of the A48 in the Forest of Dean on Saturday has been named by police.

The body of Sam Spargo, 18, from Gloucester was discovered by a passing motorist on a verge near Awre, Blakeney, shortly before 19:00 BST.

His red Yamaha YZFR6 motorbike was found nearby.

Gloucestershire Police said an investigation into the death was continuing.

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