Woman's body recovered from River Witham, Lincoln

River Witham
Image caption The body was found in the River Witham in Lincoln

The death of a woman whose body was found in a river in Lincoln is being treated as "unexplained".

An underwater search team recovered the body of a 69-year-old local woman from the River Witham, near Newark Road bridge, at about 11:00 GMT on Saturday.

Lincolnshire Police said the death was being treated as unexplained until a post-mortem investigation.

A full report will be prepared for the coroner when the cause of death is established.

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