Police investigating the disappearance of David Adams have confirmed that the body located last month is that of the St Austell pensioner.
David, who was 74 at the time of his disappearance, walked out of his home in Watering Hill Close on 3rd July 2013, and had not been seen since.
His body was found on 25th September at an old mine works in Bodmin Road, St Austell. His death is not being treated as suspicious.
The Royal British Legion in Cornwall launches its annual poppy appeal today.
Some of its members will be transporting a six feet high poppy around the county over the next couple of days as they look to reach a fundraising target of £500,000.
A team of Royal Navy aircrew will receive one of the world's premier aviation accolades today for their part in a heroic rescue off the Cornish coast.
The four aircrew will be presented with The Prince Philip Helicopter Award for the "Le Sillon" rescue.
The Culdrose based crew airlifted five Frenchman to safety during the storms that hit the cornish coast in February.
The boat was wrecked off Trevose Head near Padstow.
The body of a missing woman from Dorchester has been found by police in a field.
66-year-old Joan Davis was last seen at her home on Monday night but was reported missing yesterday.
Police say there are no suspicious circumstances.
Tonight will be mild and cloudy with some outbreaks of light rain.
The cloud will thicken by thursday morning leaving much of the region overcast and rainy.
Highs of 16C.
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Police investigating a fire in Camelford which broke out in the early hours of Tuesday morning have released a 43-year-old woman on police bail until 24th November.
Fore Street remains closed for the buildings to made secure and is expected to be shut until 4pm today.
A three-year-old was left alone in a pre-school in Dorset for almost two hours after staff forgot to take her on a trip.
The girl was a pupil at Sydling Springs Pre-School, which is based in a village hall in Sydling St Nicholas.
Staff are believed to have only noticed she was missing from a class outing when they returned to the building.
The incident, which happened last month, was immediately reported to Dorset County Council and Ofsted, and the child was unharmed.
Inspectors later visited the school and found a child was left unsupervised, with staff not following risk assessment policies and procedures.
Registers were also not properly completed and did not provide an "accurate record of the number of children present", Ofsted found.
David Cameron has praised the dredging work being carried out in Somerset to prevent a repeat of last winter's floods.
In response to a question from David Heath, the Lib Dem MP for Somerton & Frome, the Prime Minister said he was excited by what has happened on the Rivers Tone & Parrett. His said his only regret was that he had not been allowed to drive the dredging machinery himself.