The body of a woman has been discovered on a railway line near York.
North Yorkshire Police were contacted on Sunday morning (May 1) at 9.25am by Network Rail, to reports of a woman’s body on a section of track at Moor Lane, Copmanthorpe.
The section of train line is closed whilst North Yorkshire Police and British Transport Police undertake enquiries to determine the identity of the woman.
Inspector Mark Henderson from North Yorkshire Police said:
Moor Lane remains closed at this time and there is a temporary stop on the main railway line which is expected to cause some disruption.