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Nottingham Post
Nottingham Post
Joe Griffin & Joshua Hartley

Police find body in River Trent on Nottinghamshire border as people urged to avoid area

A body has been found in the River Trent, police have confirmed. Officers received reports early this morning (Thursday, July 6) of a body in the River Trent in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, just over the border of north Nottinghamshire.

As reported by Lincolnshire Live, enquiries are currently ongoing and, in a statement, Lincolnshire Police have asked the public to avoid the area. A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said on Thursday morning, July 6: "We received reports at 8.10am relating to a body found on the River Trent in Gainsborough.

"At this stage, it is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing. A police presence will remain for some time, and we would ask the public to please avoid the area while officers conduct their enquiries."

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