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Body recovered from Stoke-on-Trent canal

The body of a man has been found in a Stoke-on-Trent canal.

Emergency services were called at 6.49am this morning (11 July) to reports of a body discovered in the water at Hanley Park, off College Road, near Stoke-on-Trent College.

An area of the park has been cordoned off, and several police and fire vehicles, as well as ambulances are at the scene.

A Staffordshire Police spokesperson We are currently in the process of contacting next of kin and his death is not believed to be suspicious at this stage. A report is now being prepared for HM Coroner.

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