Body in woods named

A MAN found hanging in a remote wood on the Felixstowe peninsula has been named.The coroner's office said the man was James Brookes, 40, who is understood to come from the Wherstead Road area of Ipswich.

By Richard Cornwell

A MAN found hanging in a remote wood on the Felixstowe peninsula has been named.

The coroner's office said the man was James Brookes, 40, who is understood to come from the Wherstead Road area of Ipswich.

An inquest into his death is due to be opened tomorrow .

Police said there are no suspicious circumstances involved.

Mr Brookes' body was found by a woman taking an early morning walk in the wooded area just off the busy A14 near Trimley St Martin last Friday.

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After making the discovery at around 6.40am the woman drove to Felixstowe police station to report what she had seen and officers were immediately dispatched to the scene, near to the Bucklesham turn-off.

The wood, almost opposite Morston Hall, Trimley St Martin, is a remote place and somewhere regularly used by the public.

Hidden within the site is a derelict red-brick building which Suffolk Coastal district council once earmarked as its emergency headquarters in a nuclear attack.

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