Police investigate after body found near Derbyshire canal path

Police are investigating after a body was found near a Derbyshire canal path.

Saturday, 6th March 2021, 1:08 pm
Updated Saturday, 6th March 2021, 1:42 pm

Officers received a call about the discovery from a member of the public in Ilkeston at around 3pm yesterday, Friday, March 5.

A Derbyshire police spokesperson said: “On police arrival a body was found and investigations are ongoing to establish the identity and further details surrounding the death.”

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A body was found close to a path on the Erewash canal.

Officers are at the scene, near Hallam Fields Road, and are likely to remain there for several days.

Call 101 quoting incident number 615 of March 5.