Body found thought to be that of missing man

Peter Field had been missing since Wednesday Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Cambridgeshire police say a body discovered this afternoon in a wooded area off Mallory road in Peterborough is thought to be that of missing Peter Field.

Mr Field who was 69, was last seen leaving his home on Wednesday.

He had Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.

His body has not yet been formally identified but his family have been kept updated with today's discovery.

There are no suspicious circumstances.