Thames Valley Police has retrieved a body from woodland in Tidmarsh, West Berkshire. Following a call from a member of the public at 12.56pm today, Thames Valley Police’s Specialist Search and Recovery Team retrieved the body this afternoon.
While the body is yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be 41-year-old Timothy Alexander Painter, who was reported as missing and was last seen on 21 March in Honey End Lane, Reading. The family of Mr Painter has been informed.
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