Body found in Leighton’s River Ouzel

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A body has been recovered from the River Ouzel in Leighton Buzzard today following an alert by a member of the public.

The passerby called Beds Police at 2.45pm this afternoon to report seeing what appeared to be a body in the river close to Taylor’s Ride.

Police officers attended the scene and a body was recovered from the water.

Beds Police have confirmed that the identification process is now underway.