Derby

Police confirm man's body is missing chief inspector Tim Frohwein

Tim Frohwein
Image caption Tim Frohwein's body was was found by friends of the family during a search organised by his sons

Derbyshire Police have confirmed a man's body found on Saturday has been identified as a colleague who had been missing for almost a week.

Tim Frohwein, 48, a chief inspector for Derbyshire Police, was last seen in his home town of Buxton on 17 November.

On Saturday, police said a man's body was found in the Goyt Valley at about 13:00 GMT by friends of the family who were helping to search for Mr Frohwein.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances around the death.

The married father was on leave after recently having knee surgery and worked as a chief inspector at Chesterfield.

In a statement, Derbyshire Police said Mr Frohwein's body was found on the Grouse Moor, during a search organised by his sons.

The force added it wanted to "offer sincere condolences to his family".

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