Search of River Nene did discover body, police confirm

Police have cordoned off an area near the River Nene in Northampton after a body was found
Police have cordoned off an area near the River Nene in Northampton after a body was found

Police have confirmed that reports of a body in a stretch of river in Northampton were accurate.

Part of the River Nene was cordoned off yesterday morning after a member of public reported they believed they had spotted the body of a person in the water.

As a result, police and fire crews were called out to the Nunn Mills Road area near the Avon headquarters.

This morning, Northamptonshire Police confirmed officers and firefighters retrieved a person. The force is not yet ready to release any further information.