Body found during search for missing man - The Stratford Observer

Body found during search for missing man

Stratford Editorial 23rd Apr, 2019   0

A BODY has been found during the search for missing 31-year-old Jason Thompson.

It was discovered this morning (Tuesday) in a canal near Napton.

His family have been informed and have requested their privacy be respected.

Formal identification is yet to take place.




The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

Police have thanked the members of the public for their help in sharing an earlier appeal.


Det Insp Tim Sharp said: “We would like to thank members of the public for their consideration and patience this morning whilst emergency services were in attendance.

“We are aware this caused some delays with canal boats in the area and I’d like to thank the volunteer lock keepers for their exceptional assistance.

“Our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.”

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