Hereford & Worcester

Man's body recovered from River Avon in Pershore

Emergency services searching for a man who was reported missing in Worcestershire have recovered a body.

Divers retrieved the body at Nafford Lock on the River Avon in Pershore during Monday evening.

Police said a Lithuanian man from Evesham was reported missing by his friends on Saturday night.

A formal identification will take place later and the Worcestershire Coroner has been informed. Police said there are no suspicious circumstances.

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