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999 SEARCH: Body pulled from river in Maidstone

Monday 12th July 2021

A man's body was recovered from the River Medway in Maidstone over the weekend.

Police conducted a large-scale search on Friday night near House of Fraser.

A police helicopter also arrived at the scene shortly after 4.40pm. 

A Kent Police spokesman said: "Officers attended the scene, alongside Kent Fire and Rescue Service, Kent Search and Rescue and the South East Coast Ambulance, where the body of a man was recovered.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious, and a report will be prepared for the coroner."