Market Drayton field body identified

A man whose body was found in a north Shropshire field has been formally identified as Wayne Parkes.

Mr Parkes, 46, of Berrisford Road, Market Drayton, was found on 30 August beside where the Shropshire Union Canal aqueduct crosses Berrisford Road.

Police said they were continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death but were not looking for anyone else at this stage.

An inquest will be opened by the coroner for Shropshire in due course.

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