Body found in search for barn fire boy
A BODY has been found by police searching for a 14-year-old boy who went missing after a barn fire.
Louis Simpson ( above) was reported missing after the blaze at Fairhurst Hall in Parbold, Lancs, on Sunday afternoon.
A police spokesman said: “After an extensive search of the area a body was recovered from the barn.
“While yet to be formally identified, the body is sadly believed to be Louis.
“Louis’s family have been informed this morning and they are being supported by specially trained officers.”
The force spokesman said inquiries were continuing to establish the cause of the fire, but there didn’t appear to be any suspicious circumstances.