York & North Yorkshire

Unidentified body found in River Ouse at Selby

The body of an unidentified adult has been recovered from the River Ouse in North Yorkshire.

The body was spotted near Selby swing bridge at about 15:30 hours on Saturday, police said.

The fire and rescue service and a police diving team were called to the scene and the body was recovered from the water.

The gender of the victim has not been revealed. Police said the cause of death was as yet unexplained.

The bridge was closed for about two hours.

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