BREAKING: Body discovered in water in Peterborough

A body has been discovered at Orton Mere in Peterborough.

Thursday, 11th August 2016, 4:15 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:26 pm
Police at the scene. Pic supplied by reader

Emergency services are currently at the scene of the incident.

A police spokesman said: “We were called to Orton Mere at about 11.30am today following reports of a body being discovered.

“Officers are in the process of recovering the body.

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“It is believed to be the body of a man.”

The spokesman said there was currently no more information about the identity of the man, or the circumstances of how the body came to be in the water.