Body found in missing man search

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POLICE searching for missing Chesterfield man Barry Maisfield have found a body in Chesterfield Canal.

Officers recovered the body in the waterway, at Brimington Road, at 2pm around yesterday (Sunday).

A Derbyshire Police spokesman said: “We’re investigating whether or not it is Mr Maisfield.”

The 65-year-old was last seen at home, on Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, at around 6pm on Tuesday, March 8, after he had been to the Prince of Wales pub on Old Road, Chesterfield. He returned home by taxi as he has problems walking and is in poor health.