Missing Plaistow man: Body found

Police investigating the disappearance of a Plaistow man since yesterday have found a body near Southend in Essex.

Ukrainian Ivan Valigvrskyy, 40, was last seen leaving his home in New Barn Street at around 4.20pm.

A man matching his description was found dead in Hadleigh Country Park by police at around 9am today.

An Essex Police spokesman said formal identification of the body is yet to take place. The death is not being treated as suspicious.