Body recovered in Morpeth

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

A body was recovered from the River Wansbeck in Morpeth this morning.

At just before 6am, police received a call from a member of the public reporting the sighting of a body in the river at Dark Lane.

Officers attended the scene and recovered the body.

A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said that no formal identification has been made and police inquiries are on-going.