West Mercia Police have confirmed the identity of a body that was found in a river on Christmas Eve.

West Mercia Police confirmed this morning that the body was that of missing 61-year-old Andrew Bulman from Stourport in Worcestershire.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said:

“We can confirm that the body found in the River Severn has been formally identified as 61-year-old Andrew Bulman.

“Andrew went missing from Stourport on 23 November.

“His body was recovered in Stourport, Worcestershire on Sunday 24 December.

“Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal.

‚ÄúOur thoughts are with Andrew‚Äôs family at this sad time.‚ÄĚ