Body of woman found in River Roding near Redbridge roundabout

The body of a woman was found yesterday in the River Roding near the Redbridge roundabout.

Police were called at 1.25pm by a member of the public to a report of a body floating in the river.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene and the body was recovered from the water.

Enquiries are underway to establish the woman’s identity and a post-mortem is due to take place at East Ham mortuary today.

Officers are not treating the death as suspicious at this early stage.

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An inquest will open and adjourn in due course.

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