Bodies in Derbyshire canals

Published: Sunday, 17 March 2019

TWO bodies have been discovered from Derbyshire canals in the last few days.

A body was pulled from the Trent & Mersey Canal at Willington, and was later discovered to be that of a 31 years old local man, Alan Tilbury reports.

There were some concerns about the safety of the man, though these are are not given, but the police are not treating the matter as suspicious.

Erewash Canal

Another body was recovered, this time from the Erewash Canal, with the police being called to a body in the water by Long Eaton 7am yesterday (Saturday ) morning.

A raft was employed to recover the body, with the waterway closed off whilst it was removed. No further details have been given, with the police appealing for witnesses.