Body found in missing person investigation

A body has been found in the hunt for a missing Stoke-on-Trent man.

86-year-old Thomas Gay from Bentilee, was last seen on Monday.

Police say the body of a man was found at around 6.45pm on Tuesday in an area off Bridle Path in Ash Bank.

Thomas's family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.

Formal identification will take place in due course. Detectives do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances and a report will be prepared for HM Coroner.


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