Body found in Wakefield river near Hepworth gallery

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A BODY has been found in the River Calder close the Hepworth Wakefield gallery.

Specialist underwater search officers from West Yorkshire Police recovered the body of a man from the water off Thornes Lane at around 11am today.

Detectives said there were no suspicious circumstances.

The body will be formally identified later today and a post mortem will be carried out to confirm the cause of death.

A spokesman for the police said it was not believed to be Kieron O’Sullivan, 63, who has been missing from his home in Wrenthorpe for three weeks.

Anyone with information should contact Wakefield CID on 101