THE body of a 21-year-old woman has been found in woodland in Caerphilly.

Police were called to an area opposite St Helen’s RC Primary School yesterday afternoon, where they discovered the body of a local woman. Her death is not being treated as suspicious.

A Gwent Police spokeswoman said: “Gwent Police was called at approximately 4.45pm yesterday to reports of a woman’s body having been discovered in woodland above the Lansbury Park area of Caerphilly.

“Officers and colleagues from the ambulance service attended the scene and discovered the body, believed to be a 21-year-old woman from the Caerphilly area.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and next of kin and the coroner have been informed.”