Man dies on train tracks as police ask for help identifying him
A man has died on the railway line near Thatcham. The incident took place on Tuesday (August 29) at around 9am when the British Transport Police were called to reports of a casualty on the tracks.
Paramedics were also called to the line but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.
Despite extensive enquiries, officers have not yet been able to identify the man or inform his family. The British Transport Police is now appealing for the public's help and has released a description of the individual.
He is described as a white male in his mid-twenties to early thirties of a slim build and with brown hair. He has a line-drawn tattoo of an apple on his lower right arm and was wearing a red and black Guru logo hoody, black jeans and white socks.
Officers believe a blue and green Carrera bike found in the area may have belonged to the man. A picture of the bike has since been shared.
Anyone with information is asked to text BTP on 61010 or call 0800 405040 quoting reference 653 of 29/08/23. Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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