Body of man found in river at Mirfield is named

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The body of a man found in River Calder in Mirfield on Friday March 25 has been named as George Bass.

Mr Bass, 77, was reported missing from Harrogate to North Yorkshire Police on March 2.

Police believe there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

Det Insp Bill Burns said: “Our thoughts are with George’s family and we are doing everything we can to support them at this sad time. We would also like to thank the members of the public and the media who have supported the appeal.”