Developer ‘working with emergency services’ after body found on Taunton construction site

THE company developing the site where a teen’s body was found at the weekend has said it is ‘cooperating with emergency services’ over the incident.

At around 6.30pm on Sunday (October 25), the body of a teenage girl was discovered at the site.

Now, developer Churchill Retirement Living, has said it is working with authorities looking into the incident.

“We are aware of a tragic incident at our site on Tangier Way, which has been securely closed and sealed off since March when construction was put on hold due to Covid-19,” a spokesperson said.

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“We are cooperating with the emergency services and our thoughts are with the young person’s family at this very sad time.”

Work on the development, on the site of a former Lidl supermarket, was suspended due to the crisis and will eventually see 72 retirement apartments built.

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