Body found in wooded area believed to be that of missing man

EARLIER this afternoon, a police search for missing man, Ken Konchalski, led officers to a wooded area off Bradley Lane, Stafford, where a body was discovered.

It is believed to be the body of the 52-year-old who has been missing from the Stafford area since Christmas Eve.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Ken’s family have been informed and are being offered the services of specialist officers during this difficult time. Our thoughts and condolences are with them. Formal identification is still due to happen.

“We do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances and a report will be prepared for HM Coroner”.