Inquest opened into death of a Wisbech man who had been missing for five days

The River Nene in Wisbech where the body of Andy Lee was found

The River Nene in Wisbech where the body of Andy Lee was found - Credit: Archant

An inquest has been opened into the death of a 64 year old man whose body was recovered from the River Nene at Wisbech.

River Nene incident Wisbech,

River Nene incident Wisbech, - Credit: Archant

William Morris, senior coroner for north and east Cambridgeshire, opened and adjourned the inquest pending further enquiries.

The coroners court heard that Andrew Redvers Lee, of Ramnoth Road, Wisbech, died at Nene Parade, Wisbech on September 6.

The cause of death is provisionally given as unascertained subject to toxicological examination.

Police said the death was not being treated as suspicious, police said today.

Mr Lee’s family had earlier offered a £2,000 reward to find their missing father who had not been sent for five days.

Mr Lee went missing on August 31 and his family launched an appeal to find him.

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They said they had been very worried about his welfare after he left his flat and was not seen or heard of again. He left home without any personal belongings.