A body has been found in the search for a missing person.

Police searching for missing man Marc Richardson, from Portsmouth, recovered a body from the water near Selsey on Friday afternoon.

Hampshire Police said the death is not being treated as suspicious and formal identification is still to take place.


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A force spokesman said: “Officers searching for missing person Marc Richardson from Portsmouth have found a body.

“At around 3pm on Friday 3 November, a body was recovered from the water near Selsey, West Sussex.

“Formal identification has not yet taken place, but Marc’s next of kin have been informed.

“The death is being treated as non-suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”