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Body Found In River Identified As Missing Man

Wednesday December 12 2012


Mohan Singh Mohan Singh


A BODY that was found in a river at Bolton-on-Dearne has been identified as a missing local man.

Police say the body found yesterday has been identified as Mohan Singh – known locally as John – who had been missing from Wath-upon-Dearne,  since Monday, 26 November.

A spokesman said: "Officers are not treating the incident as suspicious at this stage. A post mortem examination is due to be conducted later today in a bid to identify the cause of death."

The 47-year-old had last been seen at his place of work, Spar Stores, Quarry Hill Road, Wath.

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Reply Posted by Dawn on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 13:45
R.I.P John hope u are at peace now x

Reply Posted by shaun on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 14:02
R,I,P, john are prayers is with your famly

Reply Posted by claire Bringlow on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 14:10
R. I P John so sad mate our loyal local patron of Spar Thoughts with your family Mr Singh xxxx

Reply Posted by lesley on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 14:15
awwww how sad :(

Reply Posted by Jonathan on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 14:19
God bless you all.

Reply Posted by sam on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 14:21
claire and i was only talking about him yesterday saying hope he was ok

Reply Posted by Amanda on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 16:07
So sad ! You will be missed so much John ! God bless your family xx

Reply Posted by tracy & keith kitchen on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 16:20
RIP John going to be missed by so many such sad news x love to all your family x

Reply Posted by Carleton Stocks on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 16:22
RIP John pillar of the community x kind hearted man x

Reply Posted by julie gill on Wednesday December 12 2012 at 19:05
lovely man who i worked for for a few years.rip john and my heartfelt condolences to your family at this sad time.xx

Reply Posted by Donna on Thursday December 13 2012 at 09:03
So shocked and sad a lovely loyal man with a heart of gold. U will be missed by many RIP John. Our hearts are with ur family xxxx

Reply Posted by rose on Thursday December 13 2012 at 12:23
Lovely guy and lovely family all our thoughts are with you. Rest in peace john xx

Reply Posted by sharron on Thursday December 13 2012 at 17:04
My dad remembers when John first took over the spar and built up the business, (I don't) but I know John was never too busy to stop for a chat, always a kind word for everyone. Such a sad loss, bless you and your family at this sad time, may you rest in peace and your family find comfort in knowing people thought the world of you, respected you and cared about you . x

Reply Posted by Manraj on Friday December 14 2012 at 17:39
such a lovely uncle i had , wasnt like the others , would do anything for family no matter how busy he was , he loved his family time and cant get my head around whats happend. May your soul rest in peace uncle john loveyou x

Reply Posted by ? on Sunday December 16 2012 at 19:10
ano what the family is feeling >>>>> had it done on me ,,,, you dont get over it choose how many years passes .....

Reply Posted by Rothschild on Monday December 17 2012 at 14:36
Couldn't resist the opportunity to censor i see WAB...shame, people need to understand the nature of degenerates like that person posting in a mindless racist fashion. Like it or not, these people are among us and their views should be aired like everyone else's, even if they are crude and brain dead. I appreciate that it was done to protect John's family and friends but censorship only ever causes harm in long run. Let people make their own decisions on what they do and do not want to read and why. Comments such as those need to be seen to understand your surroundings and public opinion. Removing them only serves to mask a problem attitude. RIP John, peace.

Reply Posted by Nicky WAB on Monday December 17 2012 at 15:00
I don't see it 'not resisting the opportunity to censor' at all Rothschild and, in fact, I think that's incredibly unfair. I see no point in promoting mindless infantile comments, nor upsetting the family for some narrow-minded troll who had too much time on his hands. WAB is a forum for debate - but we encourage our users to be responsible and will step in and remove comments when we feel it oversteps the mark. I don't see this as us being in the wrong - I see this as us being responsible. We shall have to disagree on this one as we will never, ever allow our website to be used to promote such tripe.

Reply Posted by nigel on Friday January 25 2013 at 22:30
really shocked to to find this out such a good man to talk to always had a smile on his face, i just dont understand what happened to him.

going to the spar is never going to be the same again.
R.I.P my friend im missing you already ..love your friend nige