Police believe a body found in the River Nene could have been dead for some time.
Part of the River Nene was cordoned off near Nunn Mills Road, Northampton, yesterday morning after a member of public reported they believed they had spotted the body of a person in the water.
This morning, Northamptonshire Police confirmed officers and firefighters retrieved a person.
A post mortem will take place today or tomorrow but results a expected to take some time.
A police spokeswoman said it was possible the person could have been deceased for a number of weeks.