Police appeal to trace family of man found in Walton Dam in Chesterfield

Police have launched an appeal to trace the family of a man whose body was found in Walton Dam yesterday (August 19).

Police were called at about 12.30pm after a member of the public spotted what appeared to be a body in the water.

Police at Walton Dam. Pictures by Brian Eyre.

Police at Walton Dam. Pictures by Brian Eyre.

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The body was recovered but police have been unable to establish the identity of the man.

They are now appealing for the public's help in finding out who he is.

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He is described as white, in his late 60s or early 70s, of slim build and with thinning grey hair.

He was wearing a turquoise/green collared polo shirt, black trousers and brown leather slip-on shoes.

If you have a friend, relative or neighbour matching that description, who hasn’t been seen in the last few days, please call Derbyshire Constabulary on 101 and quote incident 514 of August 20