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Update: Enquiries continue after body found on tracks in Folkestone

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Officers were called to the line close to The Warren, Folkestone, at 10.50am yesterday (30/09) after a report of a body on the tracks.
 
Colleagues from the ambulance service also attended, however, a woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Formal identification has not yet taken place, however it is believed to be a 40-year-old woman. Her family have been informed. 
 
Detective Chief Inspector Sam Blackburn said: “My thoughts are with the family of this woman as they come to terms with this awful news. It is now vitally important we understand precisely what happened and we have a team of detectives working to trace her final movements.  
 
“Whilst these essential enquiries are made, I am keeping an open mind regarding how this woman came to be on the tracks and to lose her life. I would ask anyone who saw a woman near to Folkestone station during the early hours of Sunday morning to contact us as soon as possible. Any information, no matter how significant, could prove vital.”
 
You can contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 185 of 30 September. 
 
A post mortem in connection with this incident will take place in due course. 

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