Beccles: Body Found in Marsh Identified

28 November 2011, 10:51

Police have confirmed that a body found after searches at Beccles Marshes in Suffolk is that of a missing 72 year old man Alan Thomas.

Divers from Thames Valley Police, who were assisting Suffolk officers in the search for Mr Thomas, who was reported missing after his bag was found on Beccles Marshes on Tuesday 22 November, found the body around 1.30pm on Friday, 25 November.

It was later formally identified as Mr Thomas, who lived in the town.

The death is being treated as unexplained pending the results of a post mortem examination, due to be held tomorrow, Tuesday 29 November.

At this stage there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.