Man's body found at Walton Dam in Chesterfield

Police at Walton Dam. Pictures by Brian Eyre.
Police at Walton Dam. Pictures by Brian Eyre.

A man's body has been recovered from the water at Walton Dam in Chesterfield, police have confirmed this afternoon.

Officers were called to the beauty spot shortly after 12.30pm and, together with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, recovered the body from the water.

Police at Walton Dam.

Police at Walton Dam.

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A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "Our enquiries are in their early stages but we do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances at this time.

"We're unable to release any more details at this stage."

The man has not yet been publicly named.

Police at Walton Dam.

Police at Walton Dam.

Commenting on our Facebook page, many people said their thoughts were with his loved ones.

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Police at Walton Dam.

Police at Walton Dam.

Police at Walton Dam.

Police at Walton Dam.