Body recovered from River Avon in Bath

Sadly, a body has been recovered from the River Avon close to Rossiter Road in Bath this afternoon (Sunday 6 June).

Police attended the scene after being contacted by the fire and rescue service at around 2.30pm.

A force spokesman said: “While the body has not been formally identified, we’ve updated the family of 79-year-old missing woman Brenda McQuillan and they will be given any support they need.

“At this stage, the death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.”

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