Body believed to be that of missing man has been found

POLICE have this evening found the body of a man, believed to be that of missing Thomas Gay, 86, from Bentilee, Stoke-on-Trent.

Mr Gay was last seen in the Werrington area at around 10 o’clock last night.

Police have cordoned off an area of land off Bridle Path, Ash Bank, on the outskirts of Werrington, where the body was discovered.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Officers are now supporting his family and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.”