Update: Body found by emergency services searching River Aire in Leeds

A body has been found after emergency services were called to the River Aire in Leeds this morning.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 27th April 2017, 2:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:53 pm

Police received information about a reported sighting of a body in the water near Neptune Street at around 10.20am.

It triggered a search of a section of the river opposite the Royal Armouries.

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A police spokesman said the search had ended in the discovery of a body.

He said emergency services would be leaving the scene shortly.

The body has been recovered but formal identification is still to take place.