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Murder probe moorland body find named as Craig Nelson

Craig Nelson known as Craig Preston Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption The force said officers were in the process of piecing together Craig Nelson's movements before his death

A man whose body was discovered on moorland has been named by police as Craig Nelson, also known as Craig Preston.

The 34-year-old, from Wath-Upon-Dearne, Rotherham, was found at the Woodhead Tunnels off the A628 on Monday.

Post-mortem tests found he died from head injuries and Derbyshire Police has launched a murder investigation.

The force is appealing for information on Mr Nelson's movements in the days before the discovery of his body.

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

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