Man at centre of missing persons appeal found dead on the beach

A man whose disappearance sparked a public appeal to find him has died, police confirmed.

Tuesday, 7th November 2017, 10:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 5:45 am
Paul King, 50, who went missing in Blackpool late last month (Pic: Lancashire Police)

The body of Paul King, 50, who went missing in the resort on Sunday, October 29, was recovered from the beach in Southport.

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"Mr King's family has been informed and a file has been passed to the corner," a police spokesman said.

The circumstances surrounding Mr King's death were not thought to be suspicious, he added.