Police on the scene where a body was found by the Clarence River in Grafton on Saturday.
Police on the scene where a body was found by the Clarence River in Grafton on Saturday.

Body found near Clarence River

UPDATE, 7am Sunday: Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose body was found near the Clarence River in Grafton on Saturday.

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THE body of a male has been found on the north bank of the Clarence River at Grafton.

Police have cordoned off an area between Victoria Street and the river near St Mary's Church where a body has been covered by a white sheet..

Although there are few details at this stage, officers have confirmed it is a deceased male and has no relation to the disappearance of Grafton School teacher Sharon Edwards, who has been missing since last Saturday and is the subject of an extensive police investigation.



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