Flooding: Body of woman recovered from River Derwent

Police say the body of a woman has been recovered from flood water in Darley Dale.

Emergency services were called to a stretch of the River Derwent in Darley Dale, close to Matlock, in the early hours of this morning (8 Nov).

The woman was reported as having been swept away by flood water in Rowsley and the body of what is believed to be the same woman was found in Darley Dale and was recovered at 10.40am.

The family of the woman have been informed and police say their thoughts are with them at this time.

Formal identification has yet to take place.

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