River body: Death not suspicious

POLICE say they have successfully identified a man found in a river in Ipswich last week.

POLICE say they have successfully identified a man found in a river in Ipswich last week.

The body was found at shortly before 4pm on Thursday in the River Gipping, near West End Road, Ipswich.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: “Ipswich police are satisfied that they have now established the identity of the male found just before 4 pm Thursday June 5, 2008, in the River Gipping near West End Road, Ipswich.

“However, they are still trying to identify next of kin.


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“The post mortem has been conducted today.

“It revealed no suspicious circumstances but failed to establish a cause of death.

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“Therefore, further tests will be required.”

An inquest will be conducted in due course.

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