Teenager dies in River Nene accident

The scene of the accident Credit: Russell Hookey, ITV Anglia

The body of a 15-year-old boy has been pulled from the River Nene in Northamptonshire.

Police said they received a report of a missing person in the Woodford/Denford area and launched a search for the teenager.

He has today been named as Daniel James McCullagh from Woodford.

A spokesman for the force said: "Following a protracted search of the area together with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service,

"East Midlands Ambulance Service and the Environment Agency, the body of a 15-year-old boy was discovered.

"Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death and will be preparing a report for the coroner."

Formal identification has taken place but the teenager's family have requested that his name is not released at this stage, the force spokesman added.