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.