A body has been found in King's Lynn this evening (June 15) amid a search for a missing man.

The discovery was made at around 6.15pm in the River Great Ouse.

The body is yet to be formally identified, but the family of 70-year-old John Thurston who was reported missing from the town yesterday have been informed.

While enquiries are ongoing the death is not believed to be suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

This is a breaking story, updates to follow.