Body found in Derbyshire after search for missing man Joshua Jones

Derbyshire police say a body has been found in the search for missing man Joshua Jones.

Monday, 4th October 2021, 5:23 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 6:13 am

A member of the public discovered the body of a man in a secluded part of Clough Woods, near Birchover, on Sunday afternoon.

A force spokesperson said: “We believe it to be 29-year-old Joshua Jones, who had been reported missing from his home in Matlock on Saturday, December 12, 2020.

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Police in Derbyshire have found a body in their search for a missing man.

“Our thoughts are with Joshua’s family and they have requested privacy at this time.

“There are thought to be no suspicious circumstances and we are preparing a file for the coroner.”

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