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".

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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.