York & North Yorkshire

Man found in Selby Dam named as Simon Longthorpe

A man whose body was found in a canal in North Yorkshire has been named by police.

The body of Simon Longthorpe, 24, from the Rawcliffe area of York, was found by a member of the public at Selby Dam on Scott Road on Sunday.

A North Yorkshire Yorkshire Police spokesman said the cause of death was not being treated as suspicious.

The spokesman said an inquest into Mr Longthorpe's death was opened and adjourned on Thursday.

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