THE body of a missing man has been found and police say they are not treating his death as suspicious.

Chris West, 44, went missing from Bromyard on Friday and an urgent appeal issued to find him.

We had previously reported how he was last seen leaving his Bromyard home in a blue Honda Jazz.

A physical description of him was issued by West Mercia Police.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said on Sunday: “We can confirm that sadly a body believed to be that of Chris West has been found at the Bromyard Downs."

Detective Constable Andrew Curson said: “We are sad to report that Chris was found on Sunday and has now been formally identified. His family has been informed and specially trained officers are supporting them at this tragic time.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the public who shared our appeals and helped in our search for Chris.”

His death is not being treated as suspicious.