Police find body in search for missing man

Jed McCaffery
Jed McCaffery

Police searching for a missing man from South Tyneside have found a body.

Jed McCaffery, from Fellgate, had been reported missing from his home address after not being seen since October 31.

Northumbria Police said in a statement this morning: "Police searching for missing South Tyneside man Jed McCaffery have found the body of a man.

"Formal identification has yet to take place. The family of Mr McCaffery has been informed."