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Tragedy in Sowerby Bridge as man's body discovered in River Calder this morning

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A man's body has been found in the river in Sowerby Bridge.

By Sarah Fitton

Published 26th May 2023, 10:48 BST- 1 min read

Updated 26th May 2023, 12:04 BST

Police were called to the River Calder off Wharf Street at 8.06am today (Friday) to say a body had been spotted.

The man was pulled from the water and was pronounced dead at the scene

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "Enquiries into the death are at an early stage and are ongoing but there are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances at this time."

Police at the river in Sowerby Bridge this morning

Anyone who has information should call police on 101 or use the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.

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