Body found - Bury St Edmunds

The body of a man has been found at Hardwick Heath in Bury St Edmunds this morning.

The body was found around 10.30am this morning, Thursday 6 April, by Suffolk Lowland Search and Rescue personnel who were assisting Suffolk Police with work to locate missing 37-year-old man Matthew Arkle, who was last seen around 7pm on Tuesday, 4 April.

Mr Arkle’s family have been informed of the discovery and formal identification procedures will take place in due course.

As is standard procedure, the death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are underway into what happened.