Body found in Durham river

Framwelgate Bridge closed to pedestrians while a body is recovered from the River Wear (9994626)

Police and firefighters work to recover a body from the River Wear in Durham (9994628)

Police and firefighters work to recover a body from the River Wear in Durham (9994632)

Police and firefighters work to recover a body from the River Wear in Durham (9994642)

Framwelgate Bridge closed to pedestrians while a body is recovered from the River Wear in Durham City (9994647)

First published in News The Northern Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter (Durham)

A BODY has been recovered from a river.

Durham Police confirmed a body was being recovered from the River Wear in Durham city centre at about 4pm today (Thursday, September 3).

Police officers and firefighters were involved in the operation, working from the banks of the Wear near Framwelgate Bridge.

The ancient bridge was closed to pedestrians while the body was recovered.

The identity of the body has not yet been released.

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9:47am Thu 4 Sep 14

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11:12am Thu 4 Sep 14

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