Man found dead in river at Morpeth is named

A man whose body was found in the River Wansbeck at Morpeth on Tuesday morning has been named.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 27 May, 2016, 12:16
Brought to you by the Morpeth Herald.

An inquest into the death of 63-year-old Brian George Shell was opened and adjourned on Wednesday.

At just before 6am on Tuesday, 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.