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Body found is thought to be missing man Anthony Ward

Posted on 23rd October 2018

The body of a man was found yesterday and it is believed to be missing man Anthony Ward from Morton.

Officers were called to Straw Lane in Stretton at 2.30pm yesterday (Monday, October 23).

The body was found in woodland and a formal identification is yet to take place. Mr Ward’s family have been informed.

Mr Ward was reported missing on Thursday, August 2.

Detective Sergeant Adam Gascoigne said: “I would like to thank the residents of Morton and the many people who helped search for Mr Ward.”

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