Police investigate discovery of a body in the grounds of Bedford Academy


A school in Bedford was shut today/Monday, November 8, 2021, after a man’s body was found nearby.

Bedfordshire police cordoned off an area around Bedford Academy School in Mile Road.

In a statement Bedfordshire police said: “We are currently at the scene of an unexplained death in Mile Road, Bedford.

“Officers were called today (Monday) following the discovery of a body.

“The man has yet to be formally identified.”

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact police via Bedfordshire.police.uk/report or call 101, quoting Operation Throw.