Suffolk Police have said early indications suggest a body found at a property in Wenhaston on Thursday is that of 18-year-old Miller Redpath, who has been missing since August 13th.
A post mortem took place yesterday, although no formal identification has taken place.
Police discovered the body in thick undergrowth within the boundaries of Miller's family home.
At this stage the death is still being treated as unexplained.
Police remain at the house this morning as further searches are carried out.
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