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Body found in River Severn confirmed as missing man Ashley Atkins

The body of a man recovered from the River Severn in Shrewsbury on Wednesday (17 April) has been confirmed to be that of missing 33-year-old Ashley Atkins.

Formal identification took place today (Thursday) and Mr Atkins' next of kin have been informed.
 
They have requested that their privacy be respected at this time.
 
Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing. No further information is to be released at this time.

Issued: 4pm, Thursday 18 April, Laura Maltby, Corporate Communications

Published 18/04/19