Body found along River Thames in Tilehurst during search for missing man from Reading

A body has been found in the search for a missing man in Reading. John, 67, went missing on September 22 when he was last seen getting off a bus.

Thames Valley Police expressed concern for his welfare and an appeal was shared with the public. However, whilst conducting searches along a section of the River Thames in Tilehurst, the body of a man was discovered.

Formal identification of the man has not yet taken place but the next of kin in the missing person inquiry have been informed. The man’s death is being treated as unexplained but there are no suspicious circumstances.

A file will now be prepared for the coroner. The police force passed on its condolences to the family of the man and thanked the public for its support during the appeal process.

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