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Woman found dead in the Kennet and Avon Canal

Body recovered from water in the early hours of today

Charlotte Booth

Charlotte Booth


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A WOMAN was found dead in the Kennet and Avon Canal in the early hours of this morning. 

Thames Valley Police and firefighters from Newbury Fire Station were called to Mill Lane at 2.46am to recover the body. 

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Formal identification is yet to take place but next of kin has been informed.

The death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.

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  • redhead

    28/11/2017 - 10:10

    will miss our crazy convos :-( xx


  • Smiley face

    27/11/2017 - 18:06

    R.I.P. such a lovely lady xx


  • redhead

    27/11/2017 - 16:04

    r.i.p. lovely lady :-(