Search for missing man called off after body found
POLICE have called off the search for a missing 49-yearold man after a body was found in Leek.
The body was discovered in the Buxton Road area at around 5pm on Sunday.
Police say they are continuing to investigate the death and said they were calling off the search for
The 49-year-old, from Leek, was last seen at his home on Thursday November 15.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Sadly, the body of a man was found at around 5pm on Sunday in an area near Buxton Road, Leek.
“Police are continuing to investigate the death, however they are not looking for any other persons in connection with this case. “The family of the deceased are being supported by specially-trained officers and have asked for privacy at this difficult time.”