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Body Found In River

Police have called off a hunt for a missing person after a body was discovered in the River Avon.

Gordon Richard Garner, aged 73, went missing from his home in Millers Close, Welford on New Year’s Day.

A hunt was launched for him by police concerned for his safety.

A body was discovered in the Avon at Welford close to the point where Mr Garner disappeared.

The body has been formally identified as Mr Garner. Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious, and the coroner has been informed.
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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 9 Jan 01
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