Body believed to be missing man David Howell found near Little Plumstead

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Welney. Picture Archant Library.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Welney. Picture Archant Library. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

A body, believed to be that of missing man David Howell, has been found in woodland near Little Plumstead, police have confirmed.

Members of Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue Team made the discovery about a mile and a half from Little Plumstead on Friday.

While formal identification is yet to take place, the body is believed to be that of Mr Howell, who was reported missing on Wednesday.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner in due course.

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