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Person confirmed dead on train tracks - recap

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Person confirmed dead at Wanstead Station - recap

By Hannah Hastings

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    The station is currently closed and the Central Line is part-suspended between Leytonstone and Hainault via Newbury Park to deal with the incident.
  • A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "A person has sadly been pronounced dead at the scene.
  • "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 London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We sent an ambulance crew and an incident response officer to the scene.
  • "We also dispatched our hazardous area response team (HART) and London's Air Ambulance.
  • "Sadly, a person was pronounced dead at the scene."
  • Transport for London said tickets are being accepted on local buses.
  • We will keep you updated in this live blog.

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