UPDATE - Police confirm identity of man found in the river in Upton-upon-Severn - The Malvern Observer

UPDATE - Police confirm identity of man found in the river in Upton-upon-Severn

Malvern Editorial 12th Oct, 2023 Updated: 13th Oct, 2023   0

THE MAN police found in the river in Upton-upon-Severn yesterday (October 11) has been identified as 19-year-old Christopher McCabe.

Christopher went missing on Saturday (October 7) after he was last seen entering the water near Upton Bridge in the early hours of the morning.

Police search officers, along with a police helicopter and fire service colleagues were immediately deployed.

A number of people from the Upton-upon-Severn community offered to help in the search and were thanked by West Mercia Police for their support.

Specially trained police officers have been supporting the man’s family since he went missing on Saturday.

Tributes to Christopher have began flooding in on social media.




One user wrote: “Really sad read, thoughts are with his family at such a sad time.”

Another wrote: “RIP young man what a tragic loss for all his family and friends, so sorry.”


One tribute read: “This is so sad to read… Rest easy. Thoughts with the family at this absolutely horrific time.”

Another read: “RIP Christopher, so very sad.”

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