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Man's body found in High Melton College sewage tank

Police on the scene
Image caption The body was found by workmen at the High Melton Campus at Doncaster College

A body discovered in a sewage tank at a Doncaster college is that of a man, police have said.

The body was discovered by workmen at High Melton College on Tuesday.

South Yorkshire Police said formal identification had not taken place but confirmed officers had pulled the man's body from the tank on Wednesday.

Detectives are working with Yorkshire Water and underwater search teams to determine the circumstances surrounding what happened.

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High Melton is a campus of Doncaster College.

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