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Body found in river, Bideford, identified by Coroner


Family ask for privacy to be respected

The body of a man located in the River Torridge on the East of the Water side on the morning of Friday 14 April 2017 has been confirmed by the Coroner as that of 76-year-old Clive Colling, missing since New Year’s Day 2017.

His next of kin have been informed. The police and Mr Colling’s family thank the public and media for their help in attempting to locate him, and ask now that the family’s privacy be respected at this very sensitive time.


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Devon & Cornwall Police, Press office
Police headquarters, Middlemoor

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