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Body found in search for missing man

Body found in search for missing man

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 6:57am 8th September 2019. (Updated at 10:01am 8th September 2019)

A body has been found in Cornwall in the search for a missing man.

The discovery was made in a wooded area of Grampound on Saturday afternoon.

Police say the family of missing Toby Wright has been told.

The 43-year-old from Bovey Tracey has not been seen since Tuesday at around 10am in Ashburton.

Officers say his car was last seen in the St Austell area that afternoon, travelling towards Truro.

Formal identification has not yet taken place.

"During the afternoon of Saturday 7th September 2019, the body of a man was located in a wooded area in the Grampound area of Truro.

"The body is yet to be formally identified. The family of missing person Toby Wright have been informed of the discovery."

Devon and Cornwall Police

body found in grampound

The West Cornwall Search and Rescue Team were also drafted in for the searches.

They are sending their thoughts to the man's friends and family.

"Yesterday morning team members returned to the Grampound area to continue the search for a missing male, covering further areas of thick woodland alongside East Cornwall Search & Rescue Team.

"Late afternoon a foot team located a body and our thoughts and condolences go out to the friends and family of the deceased."

West Cornwall Search and Rescue Team

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