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Body of man recovered from River Severn

West Mercia Police have confirmed that a body has been recovered from the River Severn at Holt Heath, near Worcester. In a statement a force spokesperson said:

"At about 3.40pm today, Thursday 2 February, a member of the public reported seeing a body going over the weir. Emergency services have been working at the scene and shortly before 5pm the body was located."

– West Mercia Police.

The body has not yet been identified but is believed to be that of a male.