A man’s body has been recovered from a reservoir.

Officers were called to Banbury Reservoir, off Harbet Road Road in Walthamstow, yesterday shortly after 3pm.

The body was removed from the water and a crime scene set up.

The man is yet to be identified and his death is being treated as unexplained.

A police spokeswoman said: “The body recovered is male. There are no further details at this time.

“At this early stage police are treating the death as unexplained.

“ Enquiries are ongoing.”