Body found in search for missing Dunmow man

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Police searching for a man missing from his home in Dunmow found a body in Newport this afternoon (Tuesday).

The search has been suspended until formal identification of a man, found near Bury Water Lane, has been confirmed.

Matthew Vernon, 23, of Knights Way, was reported missing after he was last seen at a party on Bury Water Lane, on Saturday.

Police enquiries are continuing.

More to follow.