Body found in hunt for man

OFFICERS investigating the disappearance of a teenager have discovered a body in a Norfolk woodland.

Philip McPartland, had been missing from his home in Thelveton, near Diss, in Norfolk since lunch time on Friday.

Last night, a spokesman for Norfolk Police said that a body had been discovered in a woodland in the Thelveton area.

He later said: “The death is not being treated as suspicious.

“The next of kin have been informed.”


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Mr McPartland is believed to have left his home on a red bicycle.

He had a small, satchel-style bag with him.

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The 19-year-old was wearing jeans, a white shirt and a pair of brown, cowboy-style boots at the time of his disappearance.

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