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Missing man’s body found in Lincolnshire woods

A man’s body has been found in the woods at Middle Rasen, but the death is not being treated as suspicious, police said.

The body was discovered in the woods during the morning of Friday, July 10.

Lincolnshire Police said although formal identification hadn’t taken place, officers believe the body to be that of John Davis, 56, who was reported missing from North Cotes on January 29.

John had been last seen on Bethlehem Street in Grimsby on January 29, close to Freshney Place Shopping Centre.

Police later found his car in the Hartwell Ford area of Grimsby on January 31.

Police said: “This is not being treated as suspicious and his family have been informed.”

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