Body of teenage girl found in woodland

The body of a teenage girl was found in a wooded area off Upland Road in West Mersea on Friday. Pict

The body of a teenage girl was found in a wooded area off Upland Road in West Mersea on Friday. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

The body of a teenage girl has been discovered in a woodland area of West Mersea, near Colchester.

Essex Police were called to the scene shortly before 7.25am on Friday, October 16, to reports a body had been found.

The girl was found in a woodland area off Upland Road, Mersea Island.

A spokesman for Essex Police said her death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

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