Body in Vernatt's Drain, Spalding: Death 'not suspicious'

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The death of a man found in a Lincolnshire waterway is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.

A dog walker spotted the body in Vernatt's Drain, near the Pinchbeck Road bridge in Spalding, on Sunday.

Police recovered the body from the water after being alerted shortly after 14:00 GMT.

Officers had been initially treating the death as unexplained, but said they were now classing it as not suspicious.

The man's details are yet to be released.

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