BREAKING NEWS: Body found in Erewash canal

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The body of a woman has been found in the Erewash canal at Long Eaton.

A member of the public called police at 7.30am after spotting the body in the water just off Derby Road.

A witness told the Advertiser: “There are police all over the area at the minute, they’ve been here all morning.

“The body is under a cover at the side of the water and there are forensic officers working down there.”

A spokesman for Derbyshire police said: “This investigation is in the very early stages.

“We are currently trying to determine this woman’s identity and the circumstances surrounding her death.”

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