A body found on Bridgemarsh Island on the River Crouch last week has been confirmed as a missing man from Burnham.
35-year-old Anthony Mayer, from Station Road, was last seen in his home town on Thursday March 7th.
An inquest today (Tuesday May 14th) ruled that Mr Mayer's body was discovered by police last week.
A post-mortem examination has found that he died from immersion.
An inquest into his death has been adjourned until a later date.