Police identify body found in river at Rothbury

Latest news from the Northumberland Gazette.
Latest news from the Northumberland Gazette.

Police have identified the body of a woman which was recovered from the River Coquet in Rothbury yesterday morning.

Emergency services attended at 8.30am yesterday after police were informed a body had been seen in the river near Whitton Bank Road.

Police have identified her as a 79-year-old woman from Rothbury. There is no suspected third-party involvement and reports are being prepared for the coroner.