Man’s body found in Norwich river, police confirm - death not suspicious

Flowers at the scene on Carrow Bridge.

Flowers at the scene on Carrow Bridge. - Credit: Archant

The body of a man was found in Norwich on Saturday morning, police have confirmed.

The scene near Carrow Road this morning where a man's body was found in the River Wensum.

The scene near Carrow Road this morning where a man's body was found in the River Wensum. - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to Carrow Road, near to the Carrow Bridge, at around 9.50am following reports a man was seen in the River Wensum.

He was declared dead at the scene and the area remains sealed off by police while enquiries continue.

The road was closed for about three hours but has since reopened.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained, but is not believed to be suspicious.

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The East of England Ambulance Service confirmed they received four calls from members of the public and sent an ambulance crew, an ambulance officer and a response car from the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

A spokesperson said: 'Attempts were made to resuscitate him at the scene but sadly he died at the scene.'

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They said they did not have an age for the man but thought he was 'middle aged'.

Fire crews from Carrow, Sprowston and Loddon helped the ambulance service.

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