A BODY has been located by officers searching for a missing Worcester man.

84 year-old Keith Hemming has been missing since last Thursday (March 11).

Officers had launched an appeal to find Mr Hemming, who was last seen wearing a suit and a cowboy hat, but teams near Sabrina Bridge in Worcester spent the day searching the river, finding the body.

A spokesman said: "Enquiries have been carried out to find him, however, sadly, officers carrying out river searches have located a body under the water.

"A specialist police diving team have recovered the body today (Tuesday 16 March).

"Formal identification has yet to take place, but it is believed to be Keith and his family has been informed."