‘Unexplained’ body found in rhyne

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- Credit: Archant

A BODY was found in a rhyne this morning (Thurs) prompting a police investigation.

Police were called just before 9am by a member of the public who found the body in Strode Road, Clevedon.

Officers attended the scene and the body is due to be recovered by a specialist team.

The body is yet to be identified.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: “We are treating the death as unexplained and an investigation is underway.”

Anyone with information is asked to call non-emergency number 101.

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