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Man's body found in wooded area

A man's body has been found in a wooded area in Merseyside.

The body of 29-year-old Stephen Vaughan was discovered on a path off Wagon Lane in Haydock by a passer-by at about 0800 GST on Tuesday morning.

Police are trying to trace anyone who saw him in the 24 hours before he was found dead.

His death is being described as unexplained and tests are being carried out to determine how he died. Anyone with information should contact police.

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