Mans body recovered from quay following police search

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(Last Updated On: October 27, 2014)

Police have recovered the body of a man from the water at Exeter Quay this morning (27 October).

Police were initially contacted and responded to an incident after growing concerns for a missing 35-year-old man in Exeter on Sunday evening (26 October).

Whilst police searches were underway, a man was reported to have entered the water at Exeter Quay, near Haven Banks at around 1.15am.

Police helicopter, police staff and the fire service water rescue team were deployed and undertook an extensive search of the area, but were unable to locate the missing man.

The body of a man has since been recovered and the family of the deceased have been informed.

The incident has been referred to the IPCC.

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