THE body of a man discovered in the River Great Ouse at Hartford last week has been identified as Roy Gordon Crouch.

The 49-year-old's body was spotted by a member of the public on Wednesday and police were called at around 9.30am.

A funeral service will take place at St Andrew's Church, Abbots Ripton, on Wednesday, August 29, at 11.30am followed by a private cremation.

The family have requested no flowers but donations to Great Ormond Street Hospital if desired.