York & North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire Police inquiry over body in York river

Foss Bank in York
Image caption The body was recovered from the River Foss in York

A man's body has been recovered from a river in York after it was spotted by a passer-by.

North Yorkshire Police said the body was removed from the River Foss near Layerthorpe at 12:40 GMT by firefighters.

Officers said the man's death was being treated as unexplained and his name was not yet being released.

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