Body found in river in Norwich city centre

The scene at the Adam and Eve car park. Picture Luke Powell

The scene at the Adam and Eve car park. Picture Luke Powell - Credit: Archant

A body has been found in the River Wensum in Norwich.

A body has been found in the River Wensum in Norwich at Jarrold Bridge. Picture Luke Powell

A body has been found in the River Wensum in Norwich at Jarrold Bridge. Picture Luke Powell - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to the Jarrold Bridge in the city just after 12pm today.

Fire appliances from Earlham, Carrow and Sprowston assisted the ambulance service and police are also in attendance.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer, and medical response car from the East Anglian Air Ambulance but the man, believed to be in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two police officers were stopping people entering the St Helens Wharf car park, near the Adam and Eve pub, but it has now reopened.

Emergency services were called to Whitefriars Bridge. Picture Twitter/AliciaAllott

Emergency services were called to Whitefriars Bridge. Picture Twitter/AliciaAllott - Credit: Twitter/AliciaAllott

Forensic police officers are now at the scene and the fire service has left.

• More to follow.

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