Man's body recovered from River Wensum, near Norwich

Emergency services prepare their boat Emergency services searched the river at Costessey after a car believed to be owned by the missing man was found close by

Police searching for a missing man in Norfolk have recovered a body from the River Wensum, near Norwich.

The body is believed to be that of the man in his 80s, who had been missing since Friday.

It was found by Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service divers at Costessey at about 16:15 GMT on Saturday.

Police said next of kin had been informed and the coroner would be told. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Officers had been called to a location near Costessey Mill, The Street, Costessey, earlier on Saturday afternoon after a Ford Focus car, believed to be owned by the missing man, was found abandoned there.

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