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Woman's body found in pond behind Travelodge at Eureka Leisure Park, Ashford

A woman's body has been found in a pond.

Police sealed off the area behind Travelodge in Eureka Leisure Park, Ashford, following the discovery just before 4pm.

Several police cars, ambulances and forensics officers were called to the scene.

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Police have sealed off the area. Picture: Aidan Barlow.
Police have sealed off the area. Picture: Aidan Barlow.
Police and forensics vehicles at the scene. Picture: Aidan Barlow.
Police and forensics vehicles at the scene. Picture: Aidan Barlow.

Reporter Aidan Barlow said earlier: "I have just seen an ambulance leave and the forensic teams have turned up.

"The police have cordoned off a section behind the Travelodge, near the pond.

"Officers are checking the pond and the bushes nearby. There are still a number of police cars here."

VIDEO: Emergency services at the scene

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police received a report of concern for the welfare of a person seen in a pond at 3.49pm on Tuesday 16 August.

"Officers and Secamb are currently attending the scene in Eureka Park, Ashford. A woman’s body has been recovered from the water.

Police at the scene. Picture: Aidan Barlow.
Police at the scene. Picture: Aidan Barlow.
Police and ambulance crews at the scene. Picture: Aidan Barlow.
Police and ambulance crews at the scene. Picture: Aidan Barlow.

"Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing."

Eureka Leisure Park, which is just off junction 9 of the M20, comprises several businesses including restaurants, a gym and a cinema.


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