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Police searching for missing man find body in Danby Wood in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 00:04 07 April 2016 | UPDATED: 13:21 07 April 2016

Police searching for Anthony O'Connell found a body in Danby Woods.

Police searching for Anthony O'Connell found a body in Danby Woods.

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Police searching for missing man Anthony O'Connell discovered a body in Norwich woods on Wednesday night.

Danby Wood Nature Reserve in south Norwich. 
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAYDanby Wood Nature Reserve in south Norwich. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

The police helicopter was used in efforts to find Anthony O’Connell, 30, after he was reported missing at around 7.30pm on Wednesday.

Police found a body in Danby Wood in south Norwich shortly before 10.30pm.

They said formal identification is yet to take place, but the body is believed to be that of Mr O’Connell.

Next-of-kin have been informed.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained, but is not thought to be suspicious.

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