Three Arrested After Woman's Body Is Found At A Shrewsbury School

5 January 2015, 12:48 | Updated: 5 January 2015, 17:42

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found at a school in Shrewsbury.

Her body was found in the grounds of Harlescott Primary School on Featherbed Lane, Shrewsbury.

She's believed to be in her early 20s was discovered just before midnight yesterday. West Mercia Police have told Heart a police officer discovered the body after concerns were raised for the safety of a local woman.

A 32-year-old man, a 31-year-old woman and 39-year-old man have all been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Officers are currently carrying out forensic examinations at the school.

Pupils were due to return to school tomorrow following the Christmas holidays but the decision has been taken to keep the school closed while investigations continue. Police hope to have completed their examination of the site tomorrow to allow the school to reopen on Wednesday.

The school have told us a note will be sent to parents this afternoon advising that the school will remain closed tomorrow while the police carry out their investigation.

Police have said that a date and time for the post-mortem has not been set yet but next of kin have been informed.