Search for missing James Grant, from Essex, suspended after body found off Beachy Head

Police are investigating after the attack at Creamfields festival. Picture: ARCHANT

Police are investigating after the attack at Creamfields festival. Picture: ARCHANT

The search for a missing man from Chelmsford has been called off after a body was discovered.

Essex Police officers have been searching for James Grant, 34, since he was reported missing on Thursday.

A man’s body was discovered in the water off Beachy Head in Sussex on Saturday, August 26.

Formal identification has not taken place but the next of kin has been told.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.