Man's body recovered from River Nene six days after man was watched jumping in

PUBLISHED: 14:36 28 September 2009 | UPDATED: 09:16 02 June 2010

emergency services in Guyhirn looking for a man in the river who jumped off the wisbech town bridge

emergency services in Guyhirn looking for a man in the river who jumped off the wisbech town bridge

A MAN S body was recovered from the River Nene in Wisbech, six days after a man was watched jumping into the freezing waters. CCTV operators spotted the body of a man in the river at 6.45am Sunday. Spartan Rescue, the harbour master and coastguards were a

A MAN'S body was recovered from the River Nene in Wisbech, six days after a man was watched jumping into the freezing waters.

CCTV operators spotted the body of a man in the river at 6.45am Sunday.

Spartan Rescue, the harbour master and coastguards were all sent to the scene. Spartan Rescue removed the man's body from the water at 9am.

Today, a police spokeswoman said: "There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death and the coroner has been informed."

She added that the man has not yet been formally identified.


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