Body found in Bristol docks - man named

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the man enter the water on August 27

Police are appealing for witnesses after the body of a 34-year-old man was found in the harbour off Welsh Back in Bristol.

The body of Abdul Rahman Jamal Saleh Suleiman was found on Wednesday August 31, but it’s believed he entered the water on Saturday August 27, at about 9pm.

His death is being treated as unexplained, but there are no suspicious circumstances.

Officers were able to identify Mr Suleiman’s next of kin with the support of the Libyan embassy, and they have been updated about his death.

An inquest into his death has been opened at Avon Coroners Court and has been adjourned to Wednesday November 30.

Police want to speak to anyone who was the Welsh Back area of Bristol at around 9pm on Saturday August 27, who may have seen Mr Suleiman enter the water.

If you can help police with their enquiries, call 101 and quote reference number 5222210696.

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