Body believed to be missing doctor Nadeera De Silva discovered in Old Buckenham

Nadeera De Silva was reported missing earlier this week. A body, believed to be his, was found off D

Nadeera De Silva was reported missing earlier this week. A body, believed to be his, was found off Doe Lane in Old Buckenham on Thursday morning. Archant/Google/Norfolk Constabulary - Credit: Archant

The body of a man has been found this morning in Old Buckenham.

Police in Doe Lane, Old Buckenham this morning. Photo : Sonya Duncan.

Police in Doe Lane, Old Buckenham this morning. Photo : Sonya Duncan. - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Although formal identification is yet to take place, the body is believed to be that of Nadeera De Silva, a doctor who lives in Stacksford near Old Buckenham.

Police were alerted today after a member of the public made the discovery shortly before 7am off Doe Lane.

The death is being treated as unexplained and a seal has been put in place, while enquiries continue.

The oncologist lived off a private road in the hamlet of Stacksford, which is just outside Old Buckenham.

Doe Lane in Old Buckenham where a body has been found.

Doe Lane in Old Buckenham where a body has been found. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2016

Mr De Silva, 34, was reported missing on Monday March 7. His next-of-kin are being informed.

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