UPDATE: River body thought to be ‘missing man’

Jed Bateman
Jed Bateman

It is understood that the body of a man discovered in the river in Boston yesterday (Sunday) was that of Jed Bateman.

Mr Bateman, 27, from Boston, had been reported as missing to the police last week.

Officers will be conducting inquiries near to where the body was found – near the Haven Bridge at South Street/High Street – and the incident will continue to be treated as ‘unexplained’ until a post mortem has been carried out.

A formal identification is yet to take place.

The body was recovered at about 9.20am yesterday after being spotted by a member of the public.

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