Body Pulled From River

25 July 2012, 12:08

Police searching for a missing person in Northamptonshire have pulled the body of a 15 year old boy from the River Nene.

The body was discovered near Woodford at 6.20pm on Tuesday 24 July 2012.  Northamptonshire Police had received a call reporting a missing person in the River Nene at 2.57pm that afternoon.

Northants Police say following a protracted search of the area was carried out, together with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, East Midlands Ambulance Service and the Environment Agency.

Detectives say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death and will be preparing a report for the Coroner.

Police know the identity of the teenager, but his family have asked them not to release that at this stage.