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Grim find in Annan murder hunt

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Annan and Eskdale
Grim find in Annan murder hunt

SUSPECTED human remains were yesterday found in a wood near Carlisle during a search for a missing Annan man.

The grim discovery was made by police who were combing the area of Finglandrigg Wood off the B5307 near the border city, pictured.

And Cumbria Police said that the family of Paul Taylor, who disappeared from his home in Annan last October and is believed to have been murdered, have been informed of the development.

A spokesperson for the force said: “A police presence will be in the area for some time whilst officers continue with their work at the scene.

“People are asked to avoid the area to allow this work to continue.”

Two people have already been charged in connection with the murder of 56-year-old dad of two Paul: Jack Crawley, of no fixed abode, has been charged with murder, while Marcus Goodfellow, of Greystone Road, Carlisle has been charged with assisting an offender and will appear at Carlisle Crown Court today.


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