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Identity of body found in Shropshire confirmed

West Mercia Police can now confirm that the body of a man found near Billingsley, Shropshire in March has been formally identified as missing farmer Andrew Green.

Mr Green, 33, was reported missing from Chorley, Bridgnorth in June last year.

His body was discovered in a wooded area by a member of the public on 10 March and forensic tests have been carried out to confirm his identity. 

Mr Green's family has been kept updated throughout the process and is aware of the test results.

An inquest will open on 25 April.

Issued: 1.45pm, Thursday 20 April, Anne Tugwell, Corporate Communications

 

Published 20/04/17