Newark body thought to be missing Donal Whelan

The body of a man found in the River Trent in Newark is thought to be that of missing man Donal Whelan.

A body was discovered by a member of the public this morning following searches by the Nottinghamshire Police to find Mr Whelan.

Police are exploring the circumstances surrounding his death but it is not thought to be suspicious.

Mr Whelan, 49, was reported missing on April 15.