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Body pulled from River Nene at Peterborough could be that of missing man

Cambridgeshire police issue statement on recovery of body from Nene

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A man’s body was pulled from the River Nene in Peterborough yesterday. Cambridgeshire police said they received a call at around noon.

A police spokesperson said: “We received a call at about 12pm today (20 December) with reports of a body in the River Nene, near Town Bridge, Peterborough.

A body has been recovered from the River Nene, Peterborough. Police are investigating. PHOTO: Terry Harris

A body has been recovered from the River Nene, Peterborough. Police are investigating. PHOTO: Terry Harris

“The body, of a man, has been recovered from the river.”

A body has been recovered from the River Nene, Peterborough. Police are investigating. PHOTO: Terry Harris

A body has been recovered from the River Nene, Peterborough. Police are investigating. PHOTO: Terry Harris

At this time the cause of death is not known.

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A body has been recovered from the River Nene, Peterborough. Police are investigating. PHOTO: Terry Harris

A body has been recovered from the River Nene, Peterborough. Police are investigating. PHOTO: Terry Harris

“The death is being treated as unexplained at this time,” said the police spokesperson.

A body has been recovered from the River Nene, Peterborough. Police are investigating. PHOTO: Terry Harris

A body has been recovered from the River Nene, Peterborough. Police are investigating. PHOTO: Terry Harris

“Investigations continue.”

UPDATE: Police believe the body may be that of a missing 71-year-old man from Peterborough
“The death is currently being treated as unexplained and formal identification has not yet taken place,” said a spokesperson

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