Body found in West Yorkshire canal

A body has been found in a West Yorkshire canal, prompting a police investigation.

Officers received reports of the discovery at The Moorings, off Doncaster Road, Wakefield, at about 14:40 BST on Monday.

Emergency services attended the Calder and Hebble Navigation and recovered the body a short time later, West Yorkshire Police said.

The force said it was currently working to establish the person's identity and cause of death at this "early stage" in the inquiry.

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