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Appeal for information following the murder of Heather Jordan in Lyngford Park, Taunton, Somerset

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Details of Incident

Police investigating the death of a woman discovered in Lyngford Park on Sunday 18th February 2018 have confirmed her identity as local woman Heather JORDAN.  It is also confirmed that a post mortem examination established that Heather had been the victim of an assault.

The incident is now being investigated by the force's Major Crime Investigation Team.

The investigation team are keen to speak with everybody that was in Lyngford Park between 10pm on Saturday evening (17th February) and 8am on Sunday morning (18th February).  Even if you saw nothing suspicious you may hold vital information.

The Senior Investigating Officer is Detective Inspector Mike Buck "I appreciate all the support my team have already received from local people as we try to establish what has happened.  I have specially trained officers supporting the victim's family, and my thoughts are with them at this awful time".

The Local Policing Area Commander is Lisa Simpson "The Local Policing Team are ensuring that there is an increased presence in the area, please come and speak to a member of my team if you have any concerns".


Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to someone please call 101 and ask for Avon and Somerset Police.

Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at  No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.