Body recovered from Huddersfield Broad Canal in search for missing man Paul Alexander

A body recovered from Huddersfield Broad Canal is believed to be missing man Paul Alexander. Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Police searching for a missing man have found a body.

Paul Alexander was reported missing from Huddersfield over a week ago.

The 56-year-old was last seen in person on 3 February in Sheepridge, before being reported missing on 6 February.

At 2.37pm on Wednesday 15 February, police received a call from a member of the public reporting a body in the Huddersfield Broad Canal in Aspley, Huddersfield.  

A man, believed to be Paul Alexander, was recovered from the water and pronounced dead at the scene.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

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