Man in his 60s pulled from canal in Stonebridge

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of committing three burglaries on the same night in Ilford

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of committing three burglaries on the same night in Ilford town centre. Photo: Met Police - Credit: MPS

A pensioner’s body has been pulled out of a canal near Stonebridge.

Officers from the Marine Police Unit and the London Ambulance Service were called to reports of a body in a canal near the Stonebridge Estate at 9.50am yesterday,

The body of a man, believed to be in his 60s, was recovered from the river, police said.

His death is currently being treated as “unexplained”.

A spokesman for the Met said: “At this stage, his death is being treated as unexplained.


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His next of kin have been informed.

“No arrests have been made.

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