Police statement after body found in Taunton

Avon and Somerset Police have released a statement following the closure of Taunton Bus Station as an ongoing police incident takes place.

Avon and Somerset Police said:

“We were called to Taunton Bus Station at 05:35 following reports of the body of a man, in his late 20s or early 30s, found near Goodland Gardens.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained. The area is cordoned off while investigations are ongoing.”

Anyone who has any information, or who was in the area last night or in the early hours of today, call 101 quoting reference number 5218169714 and ask to speak to Bridgwater Investigations.