Police confirm identity of body found in canal in Leicester

Police have identified the body of a man discovered in a canal near Abbey Park in Leicester.

The body has been formally identified as 22-year-old Ezra Wale. Ezra had been reported missing after last being seen in the Church Gate area of Leicester on Saturday evening (15 September).

He has been formally identified by his family.

His body was found at around 4.15pm last week after reports of a body being seen in the water. His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the Coroner.