Body in Buxton river: man is named

Emergency services attending a body found in the river Wye at Buxton
Emergency services attending a body found in the river Wye at Buxton

A MAN whose body was found in the River Wye in Buxton yesterday morning (Thursday) has been named as Geoffrey Eyre.

Mr Eyre was 78 and lived in Fairfield.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were called to the A6 Bakewell Road at around 9.15am after a member of the public discovered the body.

A file has been prepared and passed to the coroner.