Police confirm local man’s body found in Louth Canal

Police at the scene in Riverhead Road, Louth.
Police at the scene in Riverhead Road, Louth.

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that the body of a 68-year-old local man was found in the canal in Riverhead, Louth, yesterday (July 11).

Police received a report at around 6.30am yesterday with a report of a body spotted in the water at Louth Canal, and the body was recovered from the water shortly afterwards. The man has not yet been named.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

If you have any information, call Police on 101, quoting incident 109 of July 11.