Body found in search for missing Cornish man

Concern for missing man last seen on Wednesday morning

Concern for missing man last seen on Wednesday morning

First published in News

UPDATE: The search for a missing Polperro man Michael "John” Sanders has ended after a body was discovered by Brixham Coastguards at Talland Bay, Looe.

The discovery was made at around 10am on Thursday, with police and paramedics also at the scene.

Formal identification has not yet taken place but the family of Mr Sanders have been informed.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police would like to appeal to anyone who saw a man in his 50s in the Talland Bay area on Wednesday 26 February to call police on 101 quoting log 703 of 26 February.

Police were concerned for the welfare of Michael "John” Sanders, 53 years, from the Killigarth area of Polperro who has not been seen since Wednesday morning.

Known locally as “John”, Mr Sanders was last seen at home on the morning of Wednesday 26 February 2014. He has suffered a degree of poor health recently.


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