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Kevin Wilkinson River Colne search: Body found

Kevin Wilkinson
Image caption Kevin Wilkinson is from Homerton, east London

A body has been found in the search for a 50-year-old man who fell into a river in Hertfordshire.

Kevin Wilkinson was walking with friends near Wiggenhall Road in Watford at about 04:00 GMT on Saturday when he stumbled into the River Colne.

His friends had lost sight of him in the darkness and fog.

A body, believed to be that of Mr Wilkinson, was found in the river on Saturday afternoon following "extensive searches", police said.

It had been hoped that Mr Wilkinson, from Homerton, east London, had managed to get out of the water.

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