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PUBLISHED: 08:26 14 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:26 15 August 2018

Body has had been discovered in the River Gipping near London Road, Ipswich Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Body has had been discovered in the River Gipping near London Road, Ipswich Picture: RACHEL EDGE

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From a body being identified in the River Gipping, in Ipswich to ITFC’s striker Kayden Jackson being excited to be playing alongside Janoi Donacien ahead of tonight’s Carabao Cup first round against Exeter City - here we bring you five must-read stories for this morning.

A body has had been discovered in the River Gipping near London Road, Ipswich Picture: RACHEL EDGEA body has had been discovered in the River Gipping near London Road, Ipswich Picture: RACHEL EDGE

1 Suffolk police have identified the body of a man found in an Ipswich river.

Officers were called at around 10.30am yesterday to reports that a body had been discovered in the River Gipping near to London Road.

According to a police spokesman, the man’s body has now been identified and his next of kin informed.

Kayden Jackson is fouled on his debut at Rotherham Picture PagepixKayden Jackson is fouled on his debut at Rotherham Picture Pagepix

2 Kayden Jackson is excited to be playing alongside “the best full-back in League Two last season” after being reunited with Janoi Donacien at Ipswich Town.

Both players were part of the Accrington Stanley side which won the fourth-tier title last season and both could play for the Blues this evening when they take on Exeter in the Carabao Cup first round.

The Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury Picture: PHIL MORLEYThe Kingfisher Leisure Centre in Sudbury Picture: PHIL MORLEY

3 The swimming pool at Kingfisher Leisure Centre, in Sudbury, has closed due to a swimmer accidentally “pooping” in the water.

It is set to reopen at 6.30am on Thursday, August 16.

“Our swimming pool is currently closed to the public due to an unknown swimmer accidentally “pooping” in the water,” the post reads.

Michael McIntyre is returning to Ipswich's Regent Theatre this October. Picture: GOOGLE MAPSMichael McIntyre is returning to Ipswich's Regent Theatre this October. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

4 From “Fame the Musical” to “Britain’s Got Talent” finalists Flawless, there is something for everyone this autumn at the Ipswich Regent.

With a jam-packed programme of musicals, comedy and music coming up, you’re be spoilt for choice at the Regent.

5 Colchester United, fresh from an encouraging start to the season, will be looking to end their recent woes in the (EFL) League Cup at the expense of first round hosts Cheltenham Town tonight.

U's midfielder Harry Pell and Port Vale's Emmanuel Oyeleke battle for the ball on Saturday. Pell could well play against his old club Cheltenham tonight. Picture: STEVE WALLERU's midfielder Harry Pell and Port Vale's Emmanuel Oyeleke battle for the ball on Saturday. Pell could well play against his old club Cheltenham tonight. Picture: STEVE WALLER

Broadcaster, author, explorer and geographer Nicholas Crane will be speaking on the challenges facing Suffolk’s coastline at a conference in the county next month.

Highways chiefs are monitoring gusts and wind speeds as Storm Ali makes its way to Suffolk.

A fallen tree is blocking the railway tracks at Needham Market causing severe disruption to passengers.

A man found asleep in a loft while holding class A drugs between his legs and more than £2,000 in cash has been jailed for three and a half years for drug offences.

A campaign group attempting to stop the sale of school land to allow 69 houses to be built was hit with a blow after plans passed the next stage.

Three men and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested after police pursued a suspected stolen car from the A14.

People living in Suffolk’s most affluent areas are living between four and seven years longer than those in deprived areas of the county, new figures have warned

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