Gloucestershire

Man's body recovered from Gloucester to Sharpness canal

Bridge over the Gloucester to Sharpness canal
Image caption The body was found between Sandfield Bridge and Fretherne Bridge near Saul

The body of a man has been recovered from a canal near Stroud in Gloucestershire.

The 61-year-old local man was found in the Gloucester to Sharpness canal between Sandfield Bridge and Fretherne Bridge near Saul.

Gloucestershire Police said officers were called to the area at about 02:30 GMT after reports a man had gone missing after a night out.

A spokesman said the death was not being treated as suspicious.

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