Body found in search for missing Hambleton man Colin Leggat
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A body believed to be missing man Colin Leggat has sadly been discovered.
The 75-year-old, from Thornton Le Street, was last seen at his home address on Thursday 3 March 2022.
He had been reported missing and extensive specialist police resources including a police drone, the National Police Air Service helicopter (NPAS), search dogs, and a police underwater search unit, in addition to volunteer mountain rescue teams had been deployed in the search for him.
Sadly, a body was found in a beck near to his home address at approximately 11.20 am on Monday 7 March. There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the man’s death.
The body is yet to be formally identified but police have informed the family of Mr Leggat and a report will be submitted to the Coroner.
A spokeswoman for North Yorkshire Police said:
"Thank you to everyone, including the media, who took the time to share our appeal.
"Our thoughts are with Mr Leggat’s family at this very sad time."