Body found in search for missing Denby Dale pensioner

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Police searching for a missing man have found a body.

William Dunk, 74, was last seen at his Denby Dale home on Tuesday morning.

Officers discovered the body close to Denby Dale railway station at around 11.50pm on Thursday night.

Insp Stephanie Wiseman, from the Kirklees Safeguarding Unit, said: “While formal identification is yet to take place, Mr Dunk’s family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious.”