Police have revealed more details about the body discovered at Cargo Fleet Pumping Station.
- He was over 21 but under 40.
- He had dark hair, possibly dark facial hair.
- There are no reports of missing persons in the Cleveland area in relation to the discovery.
- There is only access to the well on the site or by manhole
- All manholes in Middlesbrough will be searched for signs of disturbance.
- The site takes in storm water and sewerage. It is completely separate to any drinking water source.
- He was found naked - it is possible his clothes had been washed off.
- If the man did enter the system through a manhole, the currents are such he could have come from anywhere in Middlesbrough
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Go out, enjoy the weekend, but be vigilant. The message from police ahead of events over the bank holiday weekend.
Showers Saturday afternoon & evening could bring torrential downpours, hail & lightning. Risk of localised flooding and longer journey times