Man's body found in Cleckheaton reservoir after police called to safety concern

A body has been found in a reservoir in Cleckheaton after police were called to concern for a man's safety.

Monday, 6th December 2021, 7:14 pm
Updated Monday, 6th December 2021, 7:16 pm
A man's body has been found in a Cleckheaton reservoir

Officers were called out to Mann Dam reservoir, near St Peg's Lane, at around 3.30pm today (Monday).

They located the body of a man in the water.

Enquiries are ongoing but the man's death is not currently being treated as suspicious, West Yorkshire Police have confirmed.

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A police spokesperson said: "Enquiries are ongoing this evening following the sudden death of a man in Cleckheaton.

"Officers attended a call of concern for the safety of a man at about 3.32pm this afternoon, and located the body of an adult male in water at a location locally known as Mann Dam.

"The death is not currently being treated as suspicious."