MYSTERY surrounds the death of a man whose body was recovered from the river in Stourport.

The body of the man, aged in his 40s, was recovered by police from the River Severn in Astley at around 6pm on Friday, September 7.

West Mercia Police have not revealed the identity of the victim but said his family have been notified.

A spokesman said: “The death is currently being treated as unexplained. A post mortem has been conducted and next of Kin have been informed.”