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Body found in search for missing Wirral man

Simon Watson, 45, was last seen on CCTV at a bank in Birkenhead days after going missing. Credit: Merseyside Police

Merseyside Police says a body has been found in the search for Simon Watson, 45, from Prenton, who went missing nearly four weeks ago.

The body was found on Friday, but officers have not disclosed where.

Police say the death is being treated as unexplained. A post-mortem examination will take place to establish the cause.

The body has not yet been formally identified.

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Police concerned for missing elderly man

Merseyside Police has issued an appeal for help to find an elderly man from the Wirral who went missing from a care home late on Sunday night.

Officers have been searching Hoylake and the surrounding area overnight after Edward Don disappeared from Hilbre Court nursing home on Barton Road.

He was reported missing at around 9pm.

Care home staff are becoming increasingly concerned for his welfare.

He is described as white, around 5ft 4ins tall, of heavy build with a predominantly bald head and grey hair. He was last seen wearing a dark blue jumper, black trousers and brown shoes with Velcro straps.

Anyone with information or who may have seen Mr Don is asked to call 101 straight away.

Body found in search for missing Merseyside man

Police investigating the disappearance of a man from Merseyside have found a body. Credit: Merseyside Police

Police investigating the disappearance of 51-year-old Michael Kenneth Isherwood, from Prenton, have found a body.

Officers say the death is being treated as unexplained. A post-mortem examination is due to take place.

The body is yet to be formally identified but the family of missing Michael Isherwood has been informed.

Michael Isherwood went missing from his home in Prenton on Friday morning.

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