England

Woman's body found on towpath in Banbury

A woman's body has been found on a towpath in Oxfordshire.

Thames Valley Police said a member of the public discovered the body on a canal bridge in Southam Road, in Banbury town centre, at 0930 GMT.

The woman, in her 60s, has not yet been formally identified. A cordon has been set up at the scene.

A spokesman for the force said the death was being treated as "unexplained" and officers appealed for witnesses to come forward.