Suffolk murders: Third body found

POLICE investigating the murder of two Ipswich prostitutes have this afternoon confirmed the discovery of a third body.Some early media reports suggested the woman's body, which was found at Nacton, could be that of another murdered prostitute but this has not been officially confirmed by Suffolk Police.

POLICE investigating the murder of two Ipswich prostitutes have this afternoon confirmed the discovery of a third body.

Some early media reports suggested the woman's body, which was found at Nacton, could be that of another murdered prostitute but this has not been officially confirmed by Suffolk Police.

The media reports suggested the woman was aged in her late teens or early 20s and had worked as a prostitute.

The reports also suggested that she had not been reported missing before her death.


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Suffolk Police stressed none of these points had been confirmed but the force did say the body was found just before the turn-off to Amberfield School at Nacton at 3.20pm.

It is unclear at this stage whether the woman's death is linked to those of Ipswich prostitutes Gemma Adams and Tania Nicol.

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A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said: “The body of a woman has been found at Nacton this afternoon, Sunday, December 10.

“Police were called by a member of the public at 3.20pm today who reported that she had found a body just before the Amberfield turning.

“Officers are at the scene and the area is cordoned off.

“At this stage, as a standard procedure, the death is being treated as unexplained.”

The bodies of Gemma, 25, and Tania, 19, were both found in Belstead Brook about two miles apart. Both girls had gone missing from the red-light district of Ipswich.

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