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Police find body in search for missing Weymouth man

Police searching for a man missing from Weymouth for five days say they have found a body.

46-year-old Phillip Cruise was last seen outside his home in Mill Street at 11am on Friday July 29, and the alarm was raised after he failed to turn up at work.

A police helicopter had been bought in to try and locate him, but today officers said they had recovered the body of a man in Buckland Ripers, near Weymouth.

Phillip Cruise Credit: Dorset Police

Formal identification is yet to take place, but the body is believed to be that of Mr Cruise. His next of kin have been informed.

His death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner has been informed.

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