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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

Two knife wielding robbers threatened staff at an Ipswich convenience shop before fleeing on foot with cash and cigarettes.

A major north Suffolk bridge has been closed to traffic after a fire broke out.

Don’t leave your New Year’s eve plans until last minute - see what events are happening around Suffolk with our guide.

Motorists are being warned of severe delays following a crash and car fire on the A12.

A pub landlord who smashed a pint glass over a customer was put behind bars this week. Take a look at the others here.

Hundreds of US air force staff from RAF Mildenhall and their families are moving to Gloucestershire as the Suffolk base prepares for closure.

More than 3,000 pints have been pulled for visitors to a Suffolk beer festival – which looks set to top its record attendance.

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