Body discovered in garden behind Bromsgrove shop

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The body of a woman was found at the rear of a shop in Broad Street, Bromsgrove

The death of a woman found in a garden at the rear of a shop is being treated as suspicious, police say.

The body was found on Broad Street, Bromsgrove, on Tuesday morning and reported to officers at 06:45 BST.

The West Mercia force believes it is that of 46-year-old Susan Kariuki from Bromsgrove.

Police are appealing for information on her whereabouts between 15:00 BST on Monday and the body's discovery on Tuesday.

Det Insp Gerry Smith said: "Any details no matter how small may be vital to our investigation."

A post mortem examination is due to be carried out.

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