Man discovered dead in river

The river along Bedford's Embankment.
The river along Bedford's Embankment.

A man was discovered dead in the river at Bedford on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to The Embankment at around 2.30pm but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

He has been identified and his next of kin has been informed.

A police investigation is ongoing into the death but it is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.