Wiltshire

Woman's body in road at Royal Wootton Bassett

The A3102 near Stoneover Lane in Royal Wootton Bassett
Image caption The body was found lying in the A3102 near its junction with Stoneover Lane

The body of a woman has been found with head injuries on a road in Wiltshire.

The woman was found on Sunday night in a lane of the A3102 at Royal Wootton Bassett. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is not yet known how she was killed but Wiltshire Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

A force spokesman described the woman as white, approximately 25 to 45 years old, with short ginger hair. She has yet to be formally identified.

Anyone who used the A3102 in the Stoneover Lane area between 22:00 and 23:00 BST on Sunday is being asked to contact police.

Wiltshire Police said the woman was wearing blue jeans, a khaki-coloured jacket and light-coloured training shoes.

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