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Body found in Hitchin identified as William Taylor

The body of a man discovered in a river in Hitchin has now been formally identified as William ‘Bill’ Taylor Credit: ITV Anglia

The body of a man discovered in a river in Hitchin has now been formally identified as William ‘Bill’ Taylor.

A member of the public found the body near Charlton Road on the afternoon of Sunday, February 10.

Mr Taylor’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Extensive enquiries have been carried out at the scene by officers from the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Major Crime Unit.

Mr Taylor, aged 70, was last seen at his home in Gosmore at around 9pm on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Since he was reported missing extensive enquiries have taken place and three people have been arrested and charged in connection with his murder.

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Man charged over moped crash death

Lesley-Bello Hernandez

A moped rider has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after he ran over a pedestrian in Cambridge.

Lesley Bello-Hernandez, who was 67, was killed in Arbury Road on Wednesday 13 February.

The scene of the crash in Cambridge. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Jack O'Donnell, who's 25 and from Hertfordshire, has been charged over her death as well as driving while unlicensed and uninsured.

Calls for more to be done to tackle high levels of air pollution

There are calls for more to be done to tackle high levels of air pollution in our region.

It's estimated 47 people die in Cambridge every year as a result of poor air quality.

City leaders have been at a summit that's heard calls for one and a half billion pounds to be spent on switching to low emission cars, vans and buses.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper.

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