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Body found in water near to Orwell Bridge after joint emergency response conducts search



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A body was recovered from the water near to Orwell Bridge this morning following a search.

A joint response by emergency services was called to the Strand, Wherstead, at 6am today after reports a person was in the water.

Suffolk Police and five fire crews attended, a coastguard helicopter was also seen with RNLI Harwich Lifeboat and coastguard teams from Felixstowe and Holbrook also involved in the search.

The water search, near to Orwell Bridge, took place this morning.
The water search, near to Orwell Bridge, took place this morning.

Suffolk Police confirmed a body was recovered at around 7.45am and the death is not being treated as suspicious.

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