Body found in River Witham at Lincoln

River Witham, Lincoln
Image caption The body was spotted by a rower in the River Witham

A body has been found by a rower in the River Witham in Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Police were called to Spa Road at 11:20 GMT on Sunday after the rower contacted them.

The area was cordoned off as police divers and a fire rescue boat recovered the body.

A force representative said a post-mortem examination and formal identification would take place in due course.

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