Death of man found in river not suspicious, police confirm

Multiple emergency services attended the incident on Barker Street following reports of a body found in a river.

Multiple emergency services attended the incident on Barker Street following reports of a body found in a river. - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

The death of a man whose body was found in a river in Norwich is not being treated as suspicious, Norfolk Police has said.

Officers were called to Barker Street off Marriott’s Way shortly before 2pm on Friday, November 5 following reports that a body had been found in the river.

Emergency services attended and the body of a man in his 50s was recovered from the water.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner in due course.

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