Boy's body recovered from River Ivel in Biggleswade

River Ivel in Biggleswade A boy went missing while swimming in the River Ivel

The body of a 15-year-old boy has been recovered from a river in Bedfordshire.

The body, believed to be that of a boy who went missing while swimming on Friday, was retrieved from the River Ivel, near Mill Lane, in Biggleswade.

A search was launched for the boy about 19:45 BST on Friday after a call from a member of the public.

The body has not yet formally been identified. The family of the missing boy has been informed.

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