Body found in water at Buxworth

Police were called to the village at around 6.50am yesterday.
Police were called to the village at around 6.50am yesterday.

Police have confirmed that a body has been found in Buxworth.

A spokesman for Derbyshire police said officers were contacted shortly after 6.50am yesterday by the ambulance service, which was attending reports of a body in the water near the Navigation Inn.

Upon arrival, they found the body of a 76-year-old man.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: “His death is not being treated as suspicious.

“A file is currently being prepared for the coroner.”

The man’s identity has not been released by police.