Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Then the police were in the woods. I would like to receive morning headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts by email. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Derek Lewis, who lives near the edge of the woods, said the spot was a popular gathering place for local youngsters. She said: "It's awful, isn't it? She added: "Fair play to the police, they have worked there all day. The body of Rebecca Aylward was found in a wooded area just outside Aberkenfig, Bridgend, south Wales, about 9am yesterday. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile.