A second attempt has been made to re-float a narrow boat which smashed into a sluice gate on the River Nene in Northamptonshire.
The body of a 15-year-old boy has been pulled from the River Nene in Northamptonshire.
The Environment Agency has linked a spill of pesticides with the death of an estimated 4,000 fish in the River Nene at Peterborough.
Police have confirmed that the body of a 15-year-old boy recovered the River Nene in the Woodford/Denford is that of Daniel James McCullagh from Woodford.
Police received a call reporting a missing person in the River Nene in the Woodford/Denford area at 2.57pm yesterday.
Following a search of the area together with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, East Midlands Ambulance Service and the Environment Agency, the body of Daniel McCullagh was recovered.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death and have prepared a report for the Coroner.
Water quality in the River Nene at Peterborough has now almost returned to normal with no more fish dying as a result of the chemical pollution.
People are advised to take the usual precautions when being in contact with river water such as covering up cuts and not swallowing the water.
The Environment Agency are warning that flooding is expected for the River Nene at Cogenhoe Mill Caravan Site.
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