Leeds & West Yorkshire

Women's body recovered from River Wharfe in Ilkley

The body of an 89-year-old woman has been recovered by police from a river in West Yorkshire.

Officers were called to Denton Road close to the River Wharfe in Ilkley at about 08:30 BST, said West Yorkshire Police.

Police have not formally identified the woman but said she was from Ilkley.

Investigations are continuing into how she came to be in the river but police are not treating the death as suspicious.

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