UPDATE: Reports of body found in Louth Canal

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

There have been unconfirmed reports that a man’s body was found in Louth Canal today (July 11).

Lincolnshire Police attended the scene, next to the Navigation Warehouse in Riverhead Road, this morning.

Since the initial reports of police activity earlier today, eyewitness reports have suggested that a man’s body was found in the canal.

Lincolnshire Police have so far refused to comment on the incident, but they are expected to release an official statement in due course.

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