Police Officers who were investigating a missing person in Hampstead have recovered a body in a pond. 

A Police news report states they were called at 16:25hrs on Saturday, 1 June, after a man’s clothes were found on the bank of a bathing pond at Hampstead Heath.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene. A search on the surface of the pond and the local area was searched by MPS dog units the National Police Air Service, without success at the time.

A man, aged in his mid-50s from the Hampstead area, was subsequently identified as missing. Then today (Monday, 3 June), a body was located in the pond by officers from the Marine Support Unit Police have announced.

The family of the missing man have been informed of the developments so far. The death of the man is currently being treated as unexplained as enquiries continue.

(Source: news.met.police.uk)



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