Body of Derbyshire student found near college

The body of a Derbyshire student has been pulled out of water near to the college he studied at, police have confirmed.

Saturday, 3rd December 2016, 9:24 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 4:28 pm
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Workmen discovered the body of 29-year-old James Nicholls, of Long Eaton, in water at Doncaster College's High Melton campus at around 2.45pm on Tuesday.

Dark and cold conditions initially prevented officers from accessing Mr Nicholls' body, which was recovered the following day.

Detectives investigating Mr Nicholls' death are not treating it as suspicious.

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James Nicholls. Picture: Doncaster Free Press.

Enquiries are ongoing to determine the exact circumstances surrounding his death.

James Nicholls. Picture: Doncaster Free Press.