Body found in river at Woodbridge

A MAN'S body was pulled from the River Deben today.Suffolk police said the death was being treated as "unexplained" and they had yet to formally identify the man.

A MAN'S body was pulled from the River Deben today.

The discovery was made near to The Avenue and Deben Yacht Club in Woodbridge by a passer-by.

Although the deceased has not been identified he was initially believed to have been a middle-aged man.

Lisa Miller, a Suffolk police spokeswoman, said: “Suffolk police received a call from a member of the public at approximately 8.30am stating a man's body had been discovered in the River Deben at Woodbridge.

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“Police and coastguards attended. Suffolk police, at this stage, will be treating the man's death as unexplained.”

The coroner was informed shortly after the discovery and a post mortem will take place to discover cause of death.

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No details are due to be released concerning the man's identity until formal identification takes place.

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