Man's body found in Leeds Liverpool Canal in Shipley

A man's body has been found in the Leeds Liverpool Canal water.

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 7:13 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th June 2021, 7:14 pm
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Police received a report of a body in the water in Dockfield Road in Shipley at around 10.20am today.

Emergency services attended and confirmed the body was that of a man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Enquiries are at an early stage and remain ongoing.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "At 10.18am today, police received a report of a body in the water in Dockfield Road, Shipley.

"Emergency services attended and confirmed the body was that of a man.

"He was pronounced dead at the scene.

"Enquiries into the man’s death are at a very early stage and remain ongoing."