Body found in search for missing 15-year-old in Essex

Alexandra Park Thurrock Essex

Police have found a body in the search for a missing teenager at Alexandra Lakes in Thurrock.

They were called at around 8.50pm to reports that a 15-year-old boy had gone missing in the lake. 

A search started last night for the boy and resumed this morning. Emergency services have been at the lake all day trying to find the teenager.

Shortly after 12:40pm today, Police confirmed that they had found a body.

The body is yet to be formally identified, however the search for the teenager has sadly been suspended.

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The family have been informed that the search has been called off.

Superintendent Craig Saunders said: “I want to thank the local community for their patience, and all those involved who have helped with the investigation.”

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