Man arrested over Walton-on-Thames river murder probe

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body in the river at Walton-on-Thames.

Concerns were raised for a man thought to have been fishing in the area before he disappeared.

Fire crews searched the waterway and found a body at 16:45 BST. Part of the riverside remains cordoned off while the scene is forensically examined.

Surrey Police said a post-mortem examination revealed the man had died from head trauma.

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