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28 July 2018, 10:18 | Updated: 28 July 2018, 10:24
Essex Police say they are no longer looking for a teenager who went missing near to Clacton Pier shortly after 6.30pm on Thursday (July 26th).
The force say they were called following reports a body had been found near Clacton Pier shortly before 8 o'clock this morning (Saturday, July 28th).
Police have provisionally identified him as 15 year-old Ben Quartermaine.
The death is not being treated as suspicious but the cause of death is currently unknown and enquiries are ongoing.