POLICE investigating the disappearance of a Bradford man have found a body.

West Yorkshire Police launched an appeal to find John Chege, 64, who was reported missing on Tuesday evening. 

Police conducted searches in several locations, including Judy Woods in Wyke.

In an update on Thursday evening, a spokesperson for the force said: "Police investigating the disappearance of John Chege have found the body of a man.

"The body was found at just after 3.02pm today in a wooded area close to Station Road in Wyke, Bradford.

"There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

"Enquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of the deceased and Mr Chege’s family have been informed."