Body found in Chesterfield woods

A body found in woodland in Chesterfield is believed to be that of a missing man from the town.

Monday, 10th October 2016, 8:14 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:45 pm
John Lowe

Officers searching for 68-year-old John Lowe, from Sycamore Avenue, Chesterfield, have revealed that a body was found in a wooded area off Ingleton Road, Hasland, yesterday.

Mr Lowe was last seen at his house on Tuesday, October 4 before he went missing.

A Derbyshire Police spokeswoman said: "The body of a man found in Hasland is thought to be that of missing man John Lowe.

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"Mr Lowe, 68, was last seen at his house in Sycamore Avenue, Chesterfield, on Tuesday, October 4.

"A body was discovered in a wooded area off Ingleton Road yesterday afternoon. Formal identification is yet to take place.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious."