A-level student found dead on landfill site on exam results day

A-level student, 18, was found dead on landfill site on the day he was due to pick up his exam results

  • Teenage student sat exams in business studies, maths and economics 
  • Police were alerted after receiving reports of a ‘concern for safety’ 
  • Owen Williams was found in a wooded area on a landfill site in Huddersfield 

A teenage student was found dead on a landfill site, the same day he was due to pick up his A-Level results.

The body of Owen Williams was found off of a rural road in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, after police received reports of a concern for safety.

A-level results published by the Huddersfield Daily Examiner on the day show that OAW Williams, 18, sat exams in subjects such as business studies, maths, economics and an extended project.

The body of Owen Williams was found in a wooded area on the Hollins Hey Landfill Site (pictured)

However, it is not known whether the Greenhead College student had received his results.

Police said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death after Mr Williams’ body was found in a wooded area on Hollins Hey Landfill Site last Thursday.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: ‘We were called to a wooded area off Blackley Road at about 8.45pm on Thursday August 17 after receiving reports of a concern for safety.

The student was found dead in a wooded area off Blackley Road, the day he was due to pick up his A-Level results from Greenhead College in Huddersfield

‘Officers attended and found the body of an 18-year-old male. There are no suspicious circumstances.’

West Yorkshire’s coroner’s office has opened an inquest into Mr Williams’ death.

It was adjourned, with a date to be confirmed.

There are no suspicious circumstance surrounding the death and West Yorkshire’s coroner’s office has opened an inquest


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