Body recovered in Morpeth

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

Tuesday, 24th May 2016, 15:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th May 2016, 16:48 pm
News from Northumbria Police

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.