Death of man found in river not suspicious

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Police say the death of a man found in the River Nene in the Victoria Promenade area behind Morrisons in Northampton is not being treated as suspicious.

Police were called to the river at about 12.20pm on Tuesday (March 5) and worked with the Fire and Rescue Service to recover the body.

Following the discovery, a police spokesman has today (Wednesday) said: “We are now in a position to confirm the body discovered in the River Nene, near Victoria Promenade, Northampton, yesterday afternoon, is that of a man.

“His death is not being treated as suspicious and officers will be preparing a report for the coroner.”