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Man's body recovered from River Teme in Ludlow by police

The body of a man believed to be in his 40s was recovered from the River Teme in Ludlow
The body of a man believed to be in his 40s was recovered from the River Teme in Ludlow

Police searching for a missing man have recovered a body from the River Teme in Ludlow.

Officers began the search for the missing man, whose name has not been revealed, at 09:30 BST.

West Mercia Police Insp Andy Smith said their inquiries had taken them to the River Teme, where fire and rescue teams helped with the search.

The body of a man believed to be in his 40s was removed at 18:35. He has not been formally identified.

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