Water Body Recoveries – 15104

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A request asking for the number of dead bodies recovered from water in Birmingham

Ref: FOI/15104

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 12th August 2015

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

I am requesting, since 2012 how many dead bodies have been recovered from water by the West Midlands Fire Service in Birmingham only.

Reply

For each year, the number of bodies retrieved from water in Birmingham:

2012: 2
2013: 1
2014: 0
2015 up to end of March: 0

Data for the period from April 1st to present is not yet available

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