Man’s body found in car on Woodbury Common

Woodbury Common. Picture: East Devon District Council

Woodbury Common. Picture: East Devon District Council - Credit: East Devon Disttrict Council

The body of a man has been found on Woodbury Common.

Emergency services discovered a body in a vehicle after they were called out at 6.20pm on Wednesday (October 23).

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police had been searching for 48-year-old Mark Soutar who had been reported missing from Ottery St Mary on Tuesday.

The family of Mr Soutar has been informed.


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The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

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