Body found in Chesterfield is believed to be missing hospital patient

A body found in Chesterfield is believed to be that of missing hospital patient Michael Mapley.

Thursday, 14th July 2016, 9:18 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 4:32 pm
Michael Mapley

Mr Mapley, aged 43, was reported missing after leaving Chesterfield and Northern Derbyshire Hospital at 10.40pm on Sunday, July 10.

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A body, believed to be that of Mr Mapley, was found late yesterday afternoon on land off Top Road, Calow.

A Derbyshire Police spokesman said: "Police do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a file is being prepared for the coroner."