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Man found dead near ralway tracks.

By KELLY WILLIAMS POLICE are trying to trace the movements of a man whose body was found next to a railway line.

Daniel Christopher Starr was discovered next to the tracks Hawarden Bridge railway station, near Shotton, at around 9am Monday.

Now British Transport Police are appealing for information about the 20-year-old's final hours.

Detectives are working with from North Wales Police piece together Daniel's movements since Saturday evening.

Detective Chief Inspector Iain Miller from BTP said: "We are conducting a thorough investigation and are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding Daniel's tragic death.

by on "We're eager to talk to any of Daniel's friends or acquaintances, particularly anyone who saw him on Saturday night or since then, as they may be able to help our investigation.

officers to "We know the last time anyone saw Daniel he was seen sitting on the wall outside the Lady Hamilton public house in Neston, Cheshire in the early hours of Sunday."

He added: "I would like to emphasise that they are not in any trouble, but that we need to speak to them because they could assist our enquiries in piecing together Daniel's final movements."

BTP would not confirm where Daniel was from other than to say he is local to the area of North Wales where he was found.

DCI Miller said: "We'd like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time, or who has any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, so we can build a clearer picture of what took place."

Daniel was 5ft 3in, of very slim build, with dark collar length hair, and was wearing a green hooded top, black Vans T-shirt, black jeans and Converse-type footwear.

Police were initially treating the death as "unexplained" after being called to an "incident" at 8.43am.

Following a search of the area, officers found Daniel's body and he was pronounced dead by paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service.

. ? Anyone with information about the incident should contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 98 of 12/05/14.


The body of Daniel Christopher Starr was discovered near Hawarden Bridge railway station
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Publication:Daily Post (Conwy, Wales)
Date:May 15, 2014
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