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Police appeal over identify of body recovered from Marsden reservoir

Police are appealing for help to identify a man whose body was recovered from a reservoir in a village near Huddersfield.

Police at Butterfly Reservoir in Marsden Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Officers were called to Butterfly reservoir around 11am on Friday January 11, after a member of the public saw a body in the water.

Police said they are not treating the death as suspicious.

The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious but we are appealing for help in identifying the man.

He is described as a white male, 60 years old, grey stubble and grey hair.

He was found wearing black jeans, black walking boots, a red/navy jacked with a blue shirt on, he was also carrying a black rucksack.

We would like to speak to anyone who may know the man, or saw a man matching that description around the location in recent weeks.’

Anyone who witnessed anything in the area or who has any information that could assist officers is asked to call police on 101 quoting log 558 of January 11.

– Detective Inspector Andrew Lockwood of Kirklees CID