Marine divers attempt recovery of body from well

Officers from the Underwater and Confined Space Search Team are attempting to remove the body of an adult from an ornamental well in a garden in Surrey.

The marine diving team during the operation to remove the remains of an adult from a well in a graden in Surrey
The marine diving team during the operation to remove the remains of an adult from a well in a graden in Surrey Credit: PA

Police said the process is likely to take some time as the positioning of the body in the four-foot deep well presents a number of logistical challenges".

A member of the police diving team in Surrey.
A member of the police diving team in Surrey. Credit: PA

Seven men were arrested on suspicion of murder this afternoon and are still being questioned by police.

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Body lay in well 'for two years'

A body found in a well outside a home in Surrey had been been there for around two years, police now believe. Seven men who were arrested on suspicion of murder have been released on bail.