PC Gordon Semple
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Police find human remains of missing PC Gordon Semple

Police have said that human remains found in a flat in south-east London are those of a police officer reported missing a week ago.

Met PC Gordon Semple, 59, was last seen on 1 April after leaving a meeting in Southwark.

On Thursday police found the remains at a flat on the Peabody Estate in Southwark Street.

A 49-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of murder.

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 08 Apr 2016