Body found after caravan blaze in Castleford

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Police are investigating after a body was found during a caravan fire in Castleford.

The body was found in the caravan at about 4.05am today on Saturday, when police were called by the fire service to the blaze in a storage yard in Navigation Road.

Detectives from West Yorkshire Police’s Homicide and Major Enquiries Team are conducting enquiries into the incident and the cause of the fire, which is also being investigated by the Fire Service.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, which can be contacted anonymously, on 0800 555111.