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Body of missing Newcastle man found in London canal

Daniel Chapman Photo: Northumbria Police

The body of a missing Newcastle man has been found in a canal in London.

It was recovered yesterday and has been formally identified as that of missing man Daniel Chapman.

The 35-year-old, from Regent Road in Gosforth, was last seen on February 5 after leaving home. He said he was going to London for the weekend.

He spoke to his family on the phone on February 7 but never returned home.

The death remains unexplained at this stage and report will be prepared for the coroner by the Metropolitan Police with the assistance of Northumbria Police.