Body of teenager found in Limehouse canal

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A 15-year old was found dead in the Limehouse Cut Canal on Wednesday night.

The emergency services removed the teenager from the water around 6.30pm, following a call from the public.

He was taken to an East London hospital where he was pronounced dead an hour later.

His death is being treated as unexplained and his family have been informed.

Police are investigating and are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination.

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