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Missing Michael Griffiths: Body found in Oxford river

  • 24 December 2013
  • From the section England
River Thame
Police found a man's body in the River Thame near to junction 8a of the M40 on Tuesday morning

A man who went missing has been found dead in a river in Oxford, police have said.

Officers believe the body found is that of Michael Griffiths, 31, who went missing from Stechford in Birmingham.

The body was found in the River Thame near to junction 8a of the M40 on Tuesday morning.

The death is currently being treated as "unexplained." Formal identification and a post-mortem examination are yet to take place.

"Mr Griffiths' family are being kept informed of the latest developments and are being supported by specially-trained liaison officers at this time," a Thames Valley Police spokesman said.

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