Beccles: Body Found in Marshes

26 November 2011, 07:56 | Updated: 26 November 2011, 07:58

Police searching for 72-year-old missing man Alan Thomas have recovered a body from the water at Beccles marshes in Suffolk.

Divers from Thames Valley Police, who were assisting with the search for Mr Thomas, found a mans body submerged around 1.30pm Friday afternoon.

He had not been seen since Tuesday.

The death is being treated as unexplained pending a post mortem examination, however, at this stage, there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.

The coroner is being informed.