Body found in River Calder named as George Bass

The body found in River Calder, Mirfield on Friday 25 March 2016 has been named as missing Harrogate man, George Bass

The body was  found in the River Calder, off Huddersfield Road in Mirfield.



Police believe there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

George, who was 77-years-old, was reported missing to North Yorkshire Police on 2 March 2016.

DI Bill Burns said:

Our thoughts are with George’s family and we are doing everything we can to support them at this sad time.

We would also like to thank the members of the public and the media who have supported the appeal.


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