Police discover body during search for missing Thetford man

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POLICE officers searching for missing Thetford man Roger Allen have discovered a body at Fakenham Magna.

Officers conducting inquiries into the 58-year-old’s whereabouts discovered the body at 12.15pm today.

Mr Allen had been reported as missing to police yesterday and an appeal was launched to help locate him.

His next of kin have been informed of the discovery although formal identification has yet to take place.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and the matter is due to be handed to a coroner.

Police have thanked the public and media for their support during the enquiry.