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Missing Newark man’s body recovered from River Trent

The body of a missing Newark man, who police previously said could be in Lincolnshire, has been recovered from the River Trent near Dunham Bridge.

Nottinghamshire Police confirmed on Wednesday, December 4 that the body found on Tuesday has been formally identified as being that of missing man Michal Krysztofczyk.

The circumstances surrounding the 27-year-old’s death are still being investigated, but police said they are not thought to be suspicious at this time.

As previously reported, Nottinghamshire Police said specialist police underwater search and rescue teams searched part of the River Trent as part of their enquires to find Michal. He was reported missing from Cross Street in Newark on November 18.

The circumstances surrounding his death are still being investigated. Photo: Nottinghamshire Police

It was not known exactly when the Polish national was last seen, but police said at the time it was likely to have been around Saturday, November 9.

Lincolnshire Police also previously shared the appeal saying he could be in the Lincoln area and he also has links to Boston and Skegness.

A statement from Nottinghamshire Police said: “The circumstances surrounding his death are still being investigated, but are not thought to be suspicious at this time.

“Michal’s family has been informed and the death has been referred to the Coroner.

“Nottinghamshire Police would like to thank everyone who called in sightings and shared our appeals to help find Michal.”

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