Search for missing man halted as body pulled from Knottingley canal

PIC: Mark Bickerdike
PIC: Mark Bickerdike
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The search for a missing man has been called off after a body was pulled from a canal in Knottingley.

Police divers were looking for 29-year-old Gary Stephen, who had gone missing from his home in the town on December 4.

A body removed from the Knottingley and Goole canal on Tuesday has yet to be formally identified.

But police said Mr Stephen’s family had been notified.

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