Man's body recovered from canal in West Yorkshire

A man's body has been found in a canal in West Yorkshire, police said today.

Officers were called to Dobson Lock on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Apperley Bridge shortly before 9.15pm yesterday.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said the family of missing Bradford man Derrick Fisher had been informed.

The body is believed to be of a man in his 50s and there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

Mr Fisher, 57, from Greengates, went missing from home last Thursday.