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Body found in river at Newhaven believed to be Anthony Knott

Alert message sent 10/01/2020 13:16:00

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Friday 10th January 2020

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Sussex Police have recovered a body from the River Ouse at Newhaven.


A member of the public alerted police at 9.41am on Friday (January 10) to the body of a man in the water at Denton Island.

Sadly, police believe the body to be that of missing 33-year-old Anthony Knott from Orpington.

Detective Inspector Mark Rosser said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Anthony at this difficult time. We too are saddened by this update and would ask the public and media to respect the families’ privacy at this time.

“We would like to thank the public, and the residents of Lewes for their tremendous support with our investigation into the disappearance of Anthony, along with our partner agencies and volunteers who assisted with the search.”

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