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Body in River Lea: Police launch probe after man found dead in Hackney Wick

PUBLISHED: 16:22 01 June 2016 | UPDATED: 12:19 02 June 2016

The body was found in the water near Wallis Road (Photo: Google StreetView)

The body was found in the water near Wallis Road (Photo: Google StreetView)

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A body was found floating in the River Lea near Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, this morning.

Police were called to the find just after 11am.

They recovered the body of a man from the water.

Officers from Tower Hamlets are investigating, and say they have yet to establish how the man died or trace his next of kin.

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