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Body found in River Tees

Police have confirmed that the body of a man has been found in the River Tees near to Chandler’s Wharf in Stockton.

Formal identification has not been carried out but the family of missing man James Miller have been informed of the discovery.

A post mortem is due to take place, police are not treating the death as suspicious and information will now be passed to the Coroner.

Flood alert for Upper River Tees

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the Upper River Tees.

The organisation says flooding is possible for low lying land in the Tees Valley, including Teesdale Way footpath at Croft later this evening. Low lying land and roads will be affected first.

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