Police confirm death of man after body recovered from water in Tibshelf

Police have confirmed that they have found the body of a man in his sixties in ponds at Tibshelf.
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Eye witness accounts on social media had stated that there was a heavy police and forensics presence at the scene on Saturday morning.

Derbyshire Police have now confirmed that they were called just after 11.10am on Saturday, April 2 to reports of a body in the water at Tibshelf Pond, off Sunny Bank, in Tibshelf.

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A Derbyshire Police spokesperson said: “Sadly, a man aged in his sixties has died.

The body of a man in his 60s was recovered. 
Photo © Alan Walker (cc-by-sa/2.0)The body of a man in his 60s was recovered. 
Photo © Alan Walker (cc-by-sa/2.0)
The body of a man in his 60s was recovered. Photo © Alan Walker (cc-by-sa/2.0)

"His family have been made aware and our thoughts are with them.

“At this time officers do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances, and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

“We would still like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area early that morning or during the late evening of Friday, April 1.”

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If you have any information which you think could help, please contact Derbyshire Police on the below non-emergency details quoting, reference 22000186820:

Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

Twitter – direct message the force’s contact centre on @DerPolContact

Website – complete the online contact form

Phone – call 101

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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