Man, 19, arrested after woman found dead in stream

A teenager has been arrested after a woman's body was discovered in a stream in Tamworth, near Birmingham.

The 19-year-old was detained on suspicion of murder and remains in custody, Staffordshire Police said.

The victim is believed to be 20-year-old Keeley Bunker who was found dead after police were called to Roman Way, near to Wigginton Park shortly after 9pm on Thursday.

She had last been seen at 4am on Thursday in Leyfields, Tamworth.

Image: Tributes were left at the scene for Ms Bunker

Flowers were left at the scene on Friday afternoon addressed to "Keeley" – with one giving her the nickname "Bunker Face".


One message said: "Keeley, I am going to miss you so so so much. Your laugh, smiley face and through and through beautiful soul!"

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called by Staffordshire Police to reports of a patient in the water near to Edgar Close, Tamworth at 9.10pm last night. On arrival we discovered one patient, a woman."

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Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended, but nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

The body was found near Wigginton park in Tamworth
Image: The body was found near Wigginton park in Tamworth

On Friday, forensic officers in white overalls could be seen in the area of Wigginton Park, just off Edgar CloRead More – Source

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