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Men's bodies found at Gloucester Sharpness Canal

The Gloucester Sharpness Canal near Purton Image copyright Google
Image caption The bodies were found at the Gloucester Sharpness Canal near Purton on Sunday morning

Two bodies have been found at a canal - one in the water and another on the towpath.

The men's bodies were found at the Gloucester Sharpness Canal, near Purton, at 09:45 GMT on Sunday.

The Severn Area Rescue Association pulled out one of the bodies from the water and a second was found nearby.

No further details have been released but the deaths are not being treated as suspicious by police, who are contacting the men's next-of-kin.

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