Post mortem examination ordered following discovery of body in Sheffield canal

A post mortem examination is to be carried out following the discovery of a body in a Sheffield canal.

At around 12.20pm yesterday, the body of a man in his 40s was found in water close to Wharf Street, Victoria Quays.

Police officers at Victoria Quays following the discovery of a body

Police officers at Victoria Quays following the discovery of a body

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The identity of the man has not yet been released.

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Police officers investigating the circumstances surrounding the death are treating it as unexplained.