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Police searching for missing Norfolk man find a body

Chris Walmsley. Credit: Norfolk Police

Police who were searching for a missing man from Sheringham in Norfolk have found a body.

29-year-old Chris Walmsley hadn't been seen since Thursday (July 30) when he was spotted leaving the Premier Inn hotel on Prince of Wales Road in Norwich.

The body was found in West Runton on the Norfolk coast. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Last night, police found a body near a railway line in West Runton on the Norfolk coast.

Formal identification hasn't taken place yet, but police are confident it's Mr Walmsley. His death isn't being treated as suspicious.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Police support new Slavery Act

Norfolk Police are supporting the legislation. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police in Norfolk and Suffolk have welcomed new legislation which could prevent human trafficking in our region.

The Modern Slavery Act, which comes into force today, includes tougher penalties for offenders and new powers for authorities to board vessels at sea.

The police and crime commissioner for Suffolk Tim Passmore said the law would help protect the region's long and remote coastline.

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