Barnstaple woodland death 'not suspicious'

Police investigations in Barnstaple
Image caption The body was found in woodland near Barnstaple

Post-mortem tests on a man whose body was found in woodland in Devon have indicated his death was not suspicious.

The discovery was made on Thursday after an abandoned car was found in a parking area on the A39 between Bideford and Barnstaple.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the circumstances surrounding the death were being investigated and a file would be sent to the coroner.

The man has not yet been formally identified, a spokesman added.

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