Post-mortem on mystery body

A post-mortem examination was being carried out last night after the body of a man was found in a river.An investigation was launched at the weekend after the dead man was found at a secluded spot in the Little Ouse in Thetford.

A post-mortem examination was being carried out last night after the body of a man was found in a river.

An investigation was launched at the weekend after the dead man was found at a secluded spot in the Little Ouse in Thetford.

Detectives are treating his death as unexplained after police were called to the scene near Spring Walk by a member of the public just before midday on Sunday.

Norfolk Police yesterday confirmed that a Home Office post-mortem examination was being carried out.


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The riverside footpath, which is popular with dogwalkers, was closed and a police cordon was set up between Bridges Walk and Nuns Bridges.

A Norfolk police spokesman said the man had not yet been identified.

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