02/10/2015

Man's Body Discovered In River Avon

Avon and Somerset and police have appealed for information following the discovery of a man's body in the River Avon in Bristol.

The body of a man, believed to be aged in his 20s, was recovered from the river in the Hanham area on Wednesday, 30 September.

The death is being treated as unexplained, as officers piece together events leading up the man's death.

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.

Police said they want to hear from anyone who was in Hanham area near to the River Avon yesterday afternoon – possibly people walking their dogs or members of the public walking alongside the river.

Anyone who is able to help is asked to contact Bristol investigations on 101, quoting reference 0476 of September 30.

(MH/CD)

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