Body of man found in canal

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The body of a man has been discovered in the canal near Berkhamsted this afternoon (Wednesday, March 16).

Police were called shortly after 3pm after the man, thought to be in his mid-forties, was discovered by a member of the public in the canal near Bullbeggars Lane.

A spokesman for Herts Police says the death is being treated as non-suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.