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Man's body discovered in River Orwell near Ipswich after police told of concerns for person seen on A14 Orwell Bridge




The body of a man has been found in the River Orwell near Ipswich.

Police were called at around 1am today by members of the public who were concerned about a person seen on the A14 at Orwell Bridge.

Officers attended but were unable to trace the person and a search involving police, paramedics, lifeboat crews, Suffolk Fire and Rescue and the Coastguard was launched.

The body of a man has been found in the River Orwell near Ipswich.
The body of a man has been found in the River Orwell near Ipswich.

A man's body was discovered in the water shortly after 4am.

The A14 was closed in both directions between junctions 56 and 57 but opened in the early hours of this morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 12 of May 18.

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