UPDATE: POLICE forensic teams have yet to identify a body found in bushes next to a busy Barnstaple street yesterday (Wednesday). The badly decomposed body thought to be that of a man was discovered at the junction of Bear Street and Alexandra Road ju

UPDATE: POLICE forensic teams have yet to identify a body found in bushes next to a busy Barnstaple street yesterday (Wednesday).The badly decomposed body - thought to be that of a man - was discovered at the junction of Bear Street and Alexandra Road just after midday.An eyewitness told the Gazette that the grisly find had been made by a young man who had gone into the bushes to urinate.Police said the body had been there for some time.It has now been moved from the scene to enable police to carry out further enquiries to establish an identification and cause of death.Bear Street was closed to traffic for much of the afternoon while police carried out a forensic examination of the area.