Everything we know so far about the body discovered in a burning van in Northampton

Northamptonshire Police are investigating after a body was found in a burning van early this morning.

Here is everything we know so far:

Police tape off Horsley Road in Northampton where forensics are on the scene

Police tape off Horsley Road in Northampton where forensics are on the scene

*At around 4am today (Monday 13 August) emergency services were called to an industrial estate on Horsely Road where a van was on fire.

*On arrival to the scene the emergency services discovered a body in the back of the burning van.

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*The victim has not yet been identified.

Police tape off Horsley Road in Northampton where forensics are on the scene

Police tape off Horsley Road in Northampton where forensics are on the scene

*Forensics and Northamptonshire Police have been at the scene throughout the day and the area is cordoned off.

*Business owners have been unable to enter the site.

What the police say:

*The police are treating the death as “unexplained” and have confirmed an investigation is underway.

*Northamptonshire Police issued a statement earlier today which said: "Sadly, a body was discovered in the back of the van. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and an investigation is underway."

*Witnesses or anyone with information is being asked to call 101, quoting incident number 55 of 13/8/18.