7:22 pm, Mon 27 May 2013
Gwent Police say the body of a man found in
Newport on Sunday afternoon is that of the missing biochemist Dr David Hampton.
Search parties had spent the weekend looking for the sixty-four-year-old, who disappeared on Thursday.
Mike Griffiths reports
5:18 pm, Mon 27 May 2013
Gwent Police confirm they have found the body of missing Newport biochemist David Hampton.
Dr Hampton, 64, worked at the Royal Gwent Hospital.
He disappeared on the evening of May 23 after telling his family he was going to a local shop.
His body was discovered in the Queensway Meadows area of the city.
12:38 pm, Mon 27 May 2013
A search party in the Goldcliff area of Newport
Credit: ITV News/Mike Griffiths
Friends and family of missing
Newport man Dr David Hampton have been searching for him on outskirts of the city this morning.
Dr Hampton, 64, who is a biochemist at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport has been missing since Thursday.
5:40 am, Mon 27 May 2013
David Hampton has been missing since Thursday
Credit: Gwent Police
A man has gone missing from his home in
Newport. David Hampton was reported missing from his home in Pill on Thursday.
The 64 year old is white, around 5ft 8ins tall, of stock build with grey short shaved hair and sometimes wears glasses. He was last seen wearing a navy jumper, light blue shirt, grey jeans and black shoes.