Lincolnshire Police confirm identity of man found in river

River Witham from the A15 Lincoln Bypass
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Police have confirmed the identity of a man found dead in a river in Lincolnshire. The body of a man found in the River Witham, near Tattershall, is that of missing man Stuart, police said in an update shared on Saturday (June 8).

The discovery was made on April 10. The police statement said: "Thorough forensic enquiries were then made over several weeks to confirm the identity of the deceased, and Stuart’s next of kin have been informed.

"A file is being prepared for the coroner, and we would like to thank members of the public who shared our appeals."