Police find body in search for missing West Yorkshire pensioner

Officers searching for a missing man in his eighties have discovered a body.

Monday, 14th October 2019, 5:51 pm
Updated Monday, 14th October 2019, 6:52 pm
Body found in the search for missing David Hardcastle

David Hardcastle was last seen on a canal towpath in Mirfield on the morning of Thursday, October 10.

The 83-year-old's silver Nissan Micra was found parked in a car park of nearby pub The Ship Inn.

It's not thought there are any suspicious circumstances in Mr Hardcastle's disappearance.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said on Monday: "Police who have been searching for missing man David Hardcastle have found a body.

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"Officers have been conducted extensive searches throughout last week, including CCTV enquiries.

"His family have been informed of the update and there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances."