Police confirm remains are missing man

Piers Hopson
Piers Hopson Credit: Family Photo

Sussex Police have confirmed that remains found by a French fishing trawler in 2010 belong to missing man Piers Hopson.

Piers Hopson, 35, went missing from his home in Southwater Road, St Leonards in January 2010 after saying that he was going for a walk.

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Missing man's body in France

Police have confirmed that a body found in the sea off the coast of France has been identified as Piers Hopson, 2 years after he went missing from East Sussex.