POLICE have found the body of a missing man from Winsford.

Officers searching for a 43-year-old man found a body near a caravan park at Vale Royal River Park off Niddries Lane at around 9am this morning.

Residents living in the area reported seeing a lot of police cars and officers.

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: "At around 9am on Monday 18 November officers searching for a missing man from Winsford discovered a body at Weaver Valley Park.

READ > 4 Winsford ads must come down for new digital sign, council says

"Formal identity of the man has not yet taken place. However, it is believed to be that of the 43-year-old local man.

"His family are aware and they are being supported by officers."