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Police believe missing man found dead

A dead body, thought to be Nathan Cole, has been recovered from a canal in Edmonton

By Victoria Munro

Nathan Cole (courtesy of family)

Police believe they have recovered the body of a man who went missing in Walthamstow last month.

A dead man has been found in a stretch of canal near Towpath Road in Edmonton and, though not yet formally identified, police believe it is Nathan Cole.


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Nathan, a 32-year-old from Notting Hill, was last seen in Walthamstow on 21st January at around 11.20pm and seemingly “vanished into thin air” after walking into Walthamstow Marshes.

His family, who previously described him as a “selfless, gregarious and outgoing” person and said his disappearance was “out of character”, have been informed.

Investigators are awaiting results of a post-mortem examination to determine the cause of death.


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