Former BBC radio presenter dies after river rescue

A former BBC radio presenter has died after being rescued from the River Derwent on Saturday morning.

Michael Carey, 87, was recovered from the river at Darley Abbey Mills and taken to hospital but died shortly after, Derbyshire Constabulary said.

Mr Carey, who lived in the local area, hosted Memorable Melodies on BBC Radio Derby for almost 20 years and stepped down from the position in 2019.

Police are investigating how he might have found himself in the river.


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