Police treating death of person on train line between Reading and Twyford stations as 'unsuspicious'

The death of a person between Reading and Twyford railway stations this morning is not being treated as suspicious, British Transport Police has said.

Officers were called to reports of a person on the line close to Reading station shortly after 8.40am today (December 12).

Paramedics attended the scene but the person was pronounced dead.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family. 

“This incident is not currently being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.” 

A spokesman for Great Western Railway (GWR) said: “The incident was reported at 8.30am, between Reading and Twyford, and all lines re-opened by 1030.”

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