Missing man - body found

25 August 2010, 09:47 | Updated: 25 August 2010, 10:34

A body has been discovered by police searching for a missing Gloucester man.

The body was discovered at around 4.15pm on Tuesday in mudflats at Longney and was recovered by the Severn Area Rescue Association.

Police believe it is Phillip Hicks, the 41-year-old went missing in the early hours of Saturday, August 14, following a night out in Gloucester.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Formal identification has not yet taken place but the family and coroner have been informed.

Phillip was last seen on CCTV after leaving TNT in Eastgate.