A teenage boy’s body has been recovered from the River Irwell

At around 3.30pm yesterday, police were called to reports of concern for the welfare of a teenage boy last seen in the River Irwell near to Clifton Country Park.

Emergency services attended alongside underwater search teams and sadly found the body of a boy – believed to be 14-years-old – in the water a short time later.

There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a file has been passed to the coroner.

We will update this story as more information is released

One Comment

  1. Sad. Suspect it was one of the kids jumping off the bridge top end of the Marina?

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