Police find body in search for missing 75-year-old Yorkshire man Colin Leggat

A body has been found in the search for missing Thornton-le-Street pensioner Colin Leggat.

North Yorkshire Police said the discovery was made in the beck near his home on Monday afternoon following a search for Mr Leggat, who was last seen on Thursday March 3.

A police spokesperson said: "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.

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A body has been found in the search for missing Thornton-le-Street pensioner Colin Leggat.

"The body is yet to be formally identified but we have informed Mr Leggat’s family and a report will be submitted to the Coroner. Thank you to everyone who commented, liked and shared our appeals.

"Our thoughts are with Mr Leggat’s family at this very sad time."