Detectives investigating after a man went into the River Wye in the early hours of Saturday morning have named the male as Sean Day aged 29.

Searches of the river continue with assistance from West Mercia Search and Rescue, as well as Hereford and Worcester Fire Service.

Police received a call at 12.05am on Saturday 29th July that a man had fallen into the river near to the Victoria Bridge in Hereford.

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and have been released on police bail whilst enquires continue.

Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the Quay Street/Castle Green area of Hereford between the hours of 10:30pm on Friday 28th July and 12:30am on Saturday 29th July who may have seen or heard a disturbance or person in distress near to the riverside to get in contact.

Detective Inspector Mark Walters said: ‘‘As our enquiries continue, we are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area late on Friday night and shortly after midnight on Saturday morning, in particular anyone who may have witnessed or heard a disturbance near to the riverbank”.

Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to provide it via the attached link or by contacting 101 and quoting incident 5_I_29072023. 

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.