Woman’s body found on railway tracks between Doncaster and Retford

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A woman has been found dead by railway tracks between Doncaster and Retford.

The grisly discovery was made last night, police have revealed this morning.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said they were called the railway line near Babworth Road in Retford at 10.22pm on Tuesday following a report of a woman on the tracks.

She said: “When officers arrived sadly a woman’s body was discovered.

“Officers are currently working to formally identify the woman and determine the circumstances of how she came to be on the tracks. Her death is currently being treated as unexplained and anyone with any information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 504050 quoting incident 650 of 5/4.”