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Body found near Woodbury Common

The family of missing man Mark Soutar have been informed

Police say the family of a missing 48-year-old man from Devon has been informed, after a body was found on Woodbury Common yesterday [23 October].

Mark Soutar had been reported missing from Ottery St Mary since Tuesday morning.

Police added in a statement: "Emergency services were called to Woodbury Common at around 6.20pm yesterday evening (Wednesday 23 October) after locating a vehicle in the area. A man within the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene."

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

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