River death woman named

A WOMAN found dead in the River Lark has been named as an 89-year-old local woman.

Will Clarke

A WOMAN found dead in the River Lark has been named as an 89-year-old local woman.

Police were called to the river, off Eastgate Street, in Bury St Edmunds, at about 8.20am on January 18 when a member of the public saw a body.

She has now been named as Lilian Stephens of Cryspen Court, Bury.

The area, a popular place for dog walkers, was sealed off while a police investigation was launched. Officers have ruled out any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.