Man found dead at RAF barracks

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward - Credit: Archant

A MAN has been found dead in an ornamental pond at a military base.

Martin John Kelleher, a 37-year-old living at the Chicksands Military Barracks, was last seen at the barracks in the early hours of Friday.

Bedfordshire Police were alerted to his disappearance and his body was discovered in the pond at 11.29am on Saturday.

Police have confirmed that his death is not being treated as suspicious.

Mr Kelleher is believed to have been a serviceman at the base.

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An inquest was opened on Tuesday and has been adjourned.

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