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Police no longer looking for missing Roy Tomlinson after they find body

Roy Tomlinson Credit: Cheshire Police

Police from Cheshire have said they're no longer looking for 83-year-old Roy Tomlinson after the body of a man was discovered in the outbuilding of a house in Wellington Road, Nantwich this morning.

A police spokesperson said:

"The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The description and clothing of the deceased matches that of missing man Roy Tomlinson although formal identification has not yet taken place. His family have been made aware.

"A post mortem will take place in due course. There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a file will prepared for the coroner.

"We would like to thank the media and members of the public for their assistance in publicising this appeal."

– Cheshire Police spokesperson