Body found in Chesterfield woods

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

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.

"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."