Body of man found in canal in Chesterfield

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The body of a man has been found in a canal in Chesterfield.

Police were alerted to the grim discovery at 7.35pm on Monday and arranged for the recovery of the body from the water.

A passer-by spotted the body close to Hollingwood Lock, Hollingwood.

Police have not yet released the identify of the dead man but the coroner has been made aware of the death.

A Derbyshire Police spokesman said the death is not being treated as suspicious.