Body found in hospital pond

A body found in a pond inside a hospital's grounds is believed to be of a man reported missing after discharging himself following an operation.

A dog walker called emergency services after spotting the corpse in the groundsof the Conquest Hospital in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, yesterday evening.

Sussex Police, who are treating the death as unexplained, believe the body is of 47-year-old Gary Baker who left the hospital following an operation on April 25.

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Man missing after hospital operation

Police are concerned for the welfare of Gary Baker who was reported missing from a hospital in Hastings after discharging himself.