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.

Stephen Blake of the CMA  Photo: Vikki Ellis

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