Body Found in River in Great Yarmouth

Police in Norfolk have confirmed to Heart a body has been found in the river in Great Yarmouth.

It was found at around 5pm on Friday April 16th  by a member of the public near to the Berny Arms pub.

Police say a post mortem examination will be carried out.

The body has been formally identified as 30-year-old Derek Tempest from Great Yarmouth.

A post mortem examination was unable to establish a cause of death due the circumstances in which the body was found.

Officers continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr Tempest’s death.

Derek Tempest was reported missing in October last year and was last seen at around 4pm on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, in the Blackfriars Road area of Great Yarmouth.




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