Cordons remain in place at Waterworks Road and Cheviot Close in Worcester, as part of a murder investigation. The Diglis footbridge cordon has now been removed.

Searches of the River Severn have concluded. 

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Dean Jones, said: “Unfortunately, we have located the body of a woman in her 20s in the River Severn during our searches last night. The family have been informed, but formal identification has not yet taken place.”

He continued: “A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday and remains in police custody, this is an isolated incident and I can confirm that we are not looking for anybody else in connection with the incident.”