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Suffolk: Man’s body recovered from icy canal in Northamptonshire

PUBLISHED: 10:44 14 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:57 14 December 2012

A man's body has been discovered in a canal in Northamptonshire

A man's body has been discovered in a canal in Northamptonshire

Archant

THE body of a Suffolk man has been recovered from under ice in a canal in Northamptonshire, police have said.

A member of the public found the man in the Grand Union Canal at about 8am yesterday.

Formal identification has yet to take place, but the body is thought to be a 63-year-old from Suffolk who had a boat moored in the area, said police.

The body was removed from the water at about midday.

The death is not thought to be suspicious.

- Pay tribute to the man by calling the newsdesk on 01473 324788 or e-mail starnews@archant.co.uk

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