Man’s body recovered from canal in West Yorkshire


A man’s body has been found in a canal in West Yorkshire, police said today.

Officers were called to Dobson Lock on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Apperley Bridge shortly before 9.15pm yesterday.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said the family of missing Bradford man Derrick Fisher had been informed.

The body is believed to be of a man in his 50s and there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

Mr Fisher, 57, from Greengates, went missing from home last Thursday.

Tony Burdin, chief executive of Sheffield Mutual Friendly Society

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