Police find body in search for missing man

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Police have found a body believed to be that of missing man David Edmunds.

The discovery was made by earlier today in an area off the Redbourn Road between Hemel Hempstead and St Albans, near to the former Punchbowl Pub.

Mr Edmunds, 35, from St Albans, was last seen at Homebase on Griffiths Way, St Albans, at around 4pm on Thursday, January 14.

35-year-old David had been missing since January 14.

The death is not thought to be suspicious at this stage.

Detective Inspector Pete Frost said: “David’s family are aware and our thoughts are with them at this very sad and difficult time.

“I would like to thank both the media and members of the public for their support in our appeals to trace David.”