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Missing man, Dartmouth

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Body of a man found in the River Dart

Police searching for a man missing from Dartmouth have located the body of man in the River Dart at Dartmouth.

Officers were called at 11am on Saturday 5 January after the body of a man was seen in the water.

HM Coastguard and Dartmouth Lifeboat attended and the man was recovered from the river. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Formal identification has yet to take place but the family of 44-year-old Dartmouth man Jason Wickenden who went missing before Christmas has been informed of the incident.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for HM Coroner.



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