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Body of missing Peter Jackson found

The body of a missing father-of-two has been found in woods in Northumberland.

Police today confirmed this afternoon that the dead man is Peter Jackson, a golf professional from Seaham in County Durham.

Mr Jackson's body was discovered in a wooded area by a dog walker at 3.50pm on Sunday. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and the Coroner has been informed.

"Officers have been with Peter's family since the moment he went missing and we would like to express our sincere sorrow now that we have confirmed he has been found."

– Assistant Chief Constable Dave Orford