A man's body has been found in the River Wear at Riverside Park, in Chester-le-Street. Officers are at the scene. Durham Police say at this stage they're not treating the death as suspicious.
Police were called to the park on Salters Lane just before seven this morning after the body was spotted by a passer by.
The area has been cordoned off and officers are treating the death as unexplained at the moment.
They say investigations are still at an early stage.