Rotherham River Dearne death: Police confirm man pronounced dead at scene after body found in water

A man has been pronounced dead at the scene after a body was found a river in Rotherham.
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Police were called to the Manvers area of South Yorkshire at 7.40pm last night (August 26) to reports a man was in the water of the River Dearne.

Emergency services attended and sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Enquiries are underway to establish the exact circumstances which led to his death, but they are not believed to be suspicious.

Police have confirmed that a man who was found in the water at the River Dearne in Manvers, Rotherham, on August 26 was pronounced dead at the scene.Police have confirmed that a man who was found in the water at the River Dearne in Manvers, Rotherham, on August 26 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police have confirmed that a man who was found in the water at the River Dearne in Manvers, Rotherham, on August 26 was pronounced dead at the scene.

Editor’s note: A previous story on The Star incorrectly conflated this incident with a non-fatal incident at Lady’s Bridge in Sheffield. This was caused by a mix up between The Star and South Yorkshire Police’s press office. The two stories have now been rewritten to clarify this. We apologise for any insensitivity caused by this.