Man’s body recovered from River Exe

15:25 17 December 2012

Archant

The body of a man in his 70s has been recovered from the River Exe at Topsham.

A police spokesman said the body was recovered at 2pm yesterday afternoon near Trout’s Boatyard. An ambulance attended, but the man was already deceased.

Police believe the man was from Exeter, and are not treating the death as suspicious. The man’s next of kin have been informed.

Other News Stories

11:58
Police slow sign

An Exmouth man was taken to Royal Devon and Exeter hospital after his Toyota Corolla rolled in Woodbury on Thursday, March 5.

Read more
11:30
EDDC's Knowle HQ. Ref shs 7705-15-12SH Picture: Simon Horn

A timetable circulated to councillors last week shows that East Devon District Council (EDDC) will hold three meetings this month to determine the fate of its relocation project.

Read more
09:51
The Duke of Kent will be visiting Exmouth RNLI later this month.

Exmouth is to receive a royal visitor later this month, when His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visits the town’s lifeboat station.

Read more
Work on Barnstaple's new TK Maxx store is continuing to progress. Picture: Andy Keeble

TK Maxx has announced that its new shop in Barnstaple will create 35 jobs.

Read more
09:37
Labour candidate for North Devon, Mark Cann

In the latest of our series of profiles, we meet Labour’s candidate for North Devon, Mark Cann

Read more
EMBARGO: 00.01HRS ZULU THURSDAY 26TH FEBRUARY  FEMALE PHYSICAL TRAINING INSTRUCTOR RAISED STANDING OF WOMEN IN AFGHAN NATIONAL ARMY  A GATESHEAD female physical training instructor (PTI) who overcame cultural stereotypes to establish womenÕs physical training and integrate it with the menÕs at the Afghan National Army Officer Academy (ANAOA) is to be awarded the QueenÕs Commendation for Valuable Service.   Pictured:Staff Sergeant Kate Elizabeth LORD, Royal Army Physical Training Corps, Army.   NOTE TO DESKS:  MoD release authorised handout images.  All images remain crown copyright.  Photo credit to read-Cpl Jamie Peters RLC

A female thysical training instructor from Exmouth, who overcame sexism to set up a women’s fitness regime at Afghanistan’s ‘Sandhurst’, is to be honoured.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 8.7°C

min temp: 4.8°C

Most Read News

Family Notices 24


Devon's trusted business finder