Support offered by university following discovery of body in search for missing Sheffield student

John Paul Awi
John Paul Awi

A Sheffield university is offering support to those affected by the discovery of a body in the search for a missing city student.

Sheffield Hallam University student John Paul Awi, aged 22, vanished on Saturday,  August 25.

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He had been due to start a summer job in his home city of Leeds but failed to turn up and a body was found in woodland there five days later.

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Official confirmation of the identity of the body has not yet been released but the family of Mr Awi were informed of the discovery.

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There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

Sheffield Hallam University said it is offering ‘support’ to anyone affected by the death.