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Body found in river identified

Published: Tuesday 15th January 2019 at 14:00

Body found in river identified

Police investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man's body in Brandon in December can now confirm the man's identity.

Balys Zemaitis was found dead in the river on Thursday 20 December near to Riverside Way after a member of the public made the discovery.

The 54 year old from Thetford was a missing person reported to Norfolk police and who was last seen at 5am on Wednesday 17 October 2018.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Next of kin have been informed and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

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