Body found on Friday confirmed as missing teenager Kamau McCallum-James

Kamau McCallum-James (Photo: WYP)Kamau McCallum-James (Photo: WYP)
Kamau McCallum-James (Photo: WYP)
A body found on Friday has been formally identified as that of missing teenager Kamau McCallum-James.

The 18-year-old was last seen at the home he shared with his mother in Fartown, Huddersfield, shortly before midnight on August 21.

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His body was found on Friday, August 30 after a number of searches in the area.

West Yorkshire Police say Kamau's death is not believed to be suspicious.

A police spokesperson said: "Police can confirm that the body which was discovered on Friday afternoon (30 August) is missing teenager Kamau McCallum-James.

"There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a file has been prepared for the coroner for an inquest.

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"Kamau’s family have been updated and are being supported by Kirklees District Police. They have requested privacy at this very difficult time."