Police believe leg found in lake belongs to missing man

Police investigating the discovery of a human leg in a lake have now recovered a whole body and believe them to belong to a missing 39-year-old man.

Neil Buchel was reported missing in March. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A complete body was removed from White Hart Lakes in Dagenham and detectives said they are confident the parts belong to Neil Buchel.

The severed leg was originally found by a member of the public on Wednesday.

Mr Buchel had not been seen since March 13 and police had described his disappearance as "out of character".


Fourth arrest over murder of Dagenham man

A fourth man has now been arrested in connection with the murder of Neil Buchel, whose body was recovered from a lake in Dagenham on April 1st.