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Man's body found on site of Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital

  • 15 January 2014
  • From the section Oxford
John Radcliffe Hospital
John Radcliffe Hospital is Oxfordshire's main accident and emergency site

The body of a man has been discovered at a hospital site in Oxford, police have said.

The man, in his fifties, was found in the grounds of John Radcliffe Hospital in Headington at about 14:00 GMT.

Thames Valley Police said it was treating the death as unexplained, but it is not believed to be suspicious.

An Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust spokeswoman confirmed that police were attending an incident "involving a death" at the hospital.

"The trust is working to support the police in carrying out their necessary procedures," she added.

The John Radcliffe Hospital is the largest of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust's hospitals.

It is Oxfordshire's main accident and emergency site and provides acute medical and surgical services, trauma and intensive care.

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