BREAKING: Police name man pulled out of water near to Doncaster college

Police have this afternoon named a 29-year-old student whose body was pulled out of water near to the Doncaster college he studied at.

Friday, 2nd December 2016, 13:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 15:23 pm
James Nicholls' body was discovered by workmen in water near to Doncaster College's High Melton campus at around 2.45pm on Tuesday, November29.

He has been formally identified as 29-year-old James Nicholls from the Long Eaton area of Nottingham.

Mr Nicholls' body was discovered by workmen at around 2.45pm on Tuesday, November 29.

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Dark and cold conditions initially prevented officers from accessing Mr Nicholls' body, which was recovered the following day on Wednesday, November 30.

Detectives investigating Mr Nicholls death are not treating it as suspicious and enquiries are ongoing to determine the exact circumstances surrounding his death.