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Rescue teams discover a man's body in Linacre Reservoir near Chesterfield

A body has been found by mountain rescue teams in Derbyshire after police received a call with concerns for a man's safety.

Derby Mountain Rescue were called just after 8pm on Tuesday (9th Jan) to assist Derbyshire Police after they received a call with concerns for the safety of a male.

Derby MRT along with Edale MRT two SARDA Search Dogs and the Fire and Rescue Service were tasked to search the area around Linacre Reservoirs and Linacre Woods near Chesterfield.

A body matching the man's description was found in the Linacre reservoir at 11:45pm. 

Police do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances.

The mountain rescue team said their thoughts are with the family and friends of the man at this time.

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