Police have confirmed that a body recovered from the quayside in Exeter is that of missing Dex Johnston.
The 24-year-old was last seen at the Exe Bridge at one o'clock last Sunday morning. Officers are treating his death as unexplained while they await the results of the post-mortem examination. Their enquiries are continuing.
Devon and Cornwall police teams have found a body in the search for Dex Johnston.
While officers say they are not in a position to confirm the identity of the body yet, the 24-year-old's family have been informed.
Detectives found the body in Exeter Quay at around 1.40pm today.
The body of a 21-year-old man has been pulled from the River Exe.
Police in Exeter were called just after midnight after concerns for the welfare of a man.
Officers and crew from Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service carried out a search of the water, and police divers found the body of the young man.
His death is not being treated as suspicious, and his family have been informed.
Police say they're very concerned about a missing man from Exeter.
24 year old Dex Johnston was last seen at Exe Bridge near to Alphington Road just after 1am on Saturday 28 May.
We are very concerned for the welfare of Dex Johnston and are appealing to anyone who saw Dex on Saturday night going into Sunday morning.
- 5ft 8ins tall
- medium build
- short dark hair and a full beard
- wearing a white tee-shirt with large black motif, khaki shorts and dark vans footwear
Any sightings please call Police on 101 and quote log 984 28/05/17.
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Police say they're becoming increasingly concerned for a young man who's gone missing in Exeter.
Dex Johnston, who's 24, was last seen at Exe Bridge at 1am on Sunday morning.
He is 5'8", of medium build with short dark hair, and a full beard. He was wearing a white t-shirt with large black motif, as well as khaki shorts and dark vans footwear.
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