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Body found after hunt for murdered farmer in Hertfordshire

Police have found a body in a river near Hitchin in Hertfordshire. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The body of a man has been found in a river near Hitchin in Hertfordshire close to where a search was carried out for a murdered farmer.

William Taylor, known as Bill, went missing from his home in Gosmore, near Hitchin, last June. His body has never been found.

Police were called to the River Hiz in nearby Charlton on Sunday. It was close to an area searched by Police in September.

The body has yet to be identified. Three people have been charged in connection with Mr Taylor's murder.

They body was found near where police searched for William Taylor. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The body has yet to be identified. Credit: ITV News Anglia