Body found in canal at Long Eaton

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The body of an elderly man was found in the canal in Long Eaton at the weekend, police have said.

A member of the public called police to the scene close to the Derby Road bridge at about 5pm on Saturday.

The 81-year-old, who has not yet been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious.