The search for missing Chalfont St Peter man Roy Morris ended last month when his family confirmed his body was found in woodlands over six weeks since he first disappeared.
Roy Morris was last seen leaving his address in Grove Hill, Chalfont St Peter, at around 6.45pm on May 26.
Facebook page Find Roy Morris, set up by the 60-year-old’s family, confirmed the news.
It read: “We are very sorry to have to let you all know that Roy has been found, but it isn’t the outcome we were all hoping for. Roy was found today in some woodland in the local area, but he has sadly passed away.”
“We are grateful beyond words to everyone who has helped us with searching, posting flyers, spreading the word, and for everyone’s hope and best wishes. We are especially grateful to Thames Valley Police for their diligent work on the investigation, and to the Bucks Search & Rescue and Oxford Lowland Search teams who have been conducting ground searches for the past five weeks, who are all unpaid volunteers acting from the goodness of their hearts.”
“Thank you also to the Missing People charity, who have been providing us with support throughout this awful experience.”
Detective Sergeant Simon Reid, based at Amersham police station, said: “Our officers along with colleagues from the Oxfordshire Lowland Search & Rescue, have been conducting searches for Mr Morris for several weeks since he was reported missing.
“Sadly, that search has discovered the body of a man yesterday afternoon, which is believed to be Mr Morris.
“Officers from Thames Valley Police are with Mr Morris’s family and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.”