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Detectives are appealing for witnesses after the body of a man was found in the canal in Brewood this morning (Thursday 16 January).
Officers were called at 7.25am by a member of the public to reports of a body in the canal near to the Bridge Inn pub at Kiddemore Green.
A cordon is in place. The death is not being treated as suspicious.
Detective Inspector Neil Poultney, of CID, said: “We’re very keen to speak to people who may have been in the area and have seen something to get in touch.
“This is busy spot for boaters and walkers.
Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 80 of 16 January, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.