Man found dead in River Welland near Spalding

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A man’s body has been found in the River Welland near Spalding, with Lincolnshire Police treating the death as unexplained.

Police were called to a sighting of the man at around 8.30am on Sunday, February 5, at Wykeham, north-east of Spalding.

Officers and firefighters found the man dead on arrival.

Police have not yet been able to identify the man and a post mortem will be held to establish the circumstances and cause of death.

The man is described as 25 – 35 years old, 6 feet tall, with long strawberry blond hair in a ponytail and a goatee style beard.

Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101, quoting incident 87 of February 5.