Body found at Gunness Wharf

Scunthorpe: Post Mortem examination due to be conducted today

18 Aug 2016

Underwater search teams searching the River Trent yesterday have recovered the body of a man.

The search was conducted as part of an ongoing investigation into missing Burringham man Neil Fairburn, 50, who was last seen at around 2am on Sunday, August 14.

His silver Vauxhall Astra was later found abandoned close to the tree line of the cemetery, close to the River Trent, off the High Street, Burringham.

The man’s body was recovered close to Gunness Wharf and a post mortem examination is due to take place later today.

Mr Fairburn’s family has been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.