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Body recovered from River Ouse in York

Last modified: 27 October 2019 at 05:15pm

North Yorkshire Police received a call at 9.30am on Saturday 26 October reporting a body in the River Ouse close to Lendal Bridge in York.

Emergency services attended and the body of a man was recovered from the water. Sadly the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

The deceased man has not yet been formally identified.

Museum Street was closed for just under one hour to allow the body to be removed.

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