Police investigate after man's body is found in Ipswich river

April Roach
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A body has been found in the water near Orwell Bridge: PA
A body has been found in the water near Orwell Bridge: PA

The body of a man has been found in a river in Ipswich.

Suffolk Police are appealing for witnesses after they received reports a body was found in the River Orwell at 1.15pm on Saturday.

A crew member on a boat spotted the body in the water by Orwell Bridge, the force said.

Emergency services attended the scene, with HM Coastguard recovering the body from the river.

The death is being currently being treated as unexplained, with enquiries continuing, police said.

Witnesses or anyone with any information are asked to contact police quoting CAD 195 of October 24 by calling 101 or visiting the Suffolk Police website.

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