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

Police previously put out an appeal in the search for William Hunter, from Witney, however a body has since been found.

A spokesperson for Thames Valley Police said: “Yesterday, a body was located by officers looking for William Hunter, who had been reported missing from Witney. Sadly, we believe this to be William Hunter.

“His next of kin has been informed. The death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.”