Body found in River Severn in search for missing man

A body has been found in the River Severn in the search for a man who has been missing since January.

Stephen Colledge
Stephen Colledge

Stephen Colledge was last seen on January 29 prompting a police-led search.

West Mercia Police said a man's body was recovered from the river near Stourport today.

Formal identification has not yet taken place but it is believed to be Mr Colledge, said a force spokesman.

The 53-year-old was reported missing from Stourport and had not been seen or heard from since.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

Mr Colledge's next of kin has been informed.

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