Body pulled from river 10 days after Sean Day vanished in Hereford – as three men arrested over ‘murder’ | The Sun
10th August 2023

A BODY has been found in the search for missing man Sean Day who vanished more than a week ago.

Sean Day, 29, was said to have fallen into the River Wye during the early hours of Saturday, July 29.

Frantic searches were undertaken, with the police helicopter called to scour the waterway, too.

In the days that followed cops named Sean as the missing man, while revealing three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

It emerged the 29-year-old had been involved in an "altercation" before he vanished into the waterway, which is popular with families and dog walkers.

The arrested men, aged 34, 28 and 24, have been released on bail while police continue to probe the run-up to Sean's disappearance.

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The cops have now said they found a body last night, but formal identification is yet to be completed.

A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: "A recovery operation is now underway and a large police presence is expected to be in the area for some time.

"Formal identification is yet to take place, however Sean's family have been informed.

"Searches of the river continue with assistance from West Mercia Search and Rescue and Hereford and Worcestershire Fire Service."

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Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the Quay Street/Castle Green area of Hereford between the hours of 10:30pm on July 28 and 12:30am on July 29.

They have asked anyone who may have 'seen or heard a disturbance or person in distress' near to the riverside to get in contact.

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