Humberside

Forensic tests on feet found near estuary identify men

Human feet found separately near the Humber estuary have been identified as belonging to two missing men.

A right foot discovered on Cleethorpes beach on 11 August was found to belong to a man from South Yorkshire.

His left foot was found on 11 September near the island of Terschelling, off the coast of the Netherlands.

Tests identified another foot found on 4 September near Barton-on-Humber as belonging to a man who was reported missing from the Lincolnshire area.

The first man was reported missing in December 2008. Police said when the feet were recovered they were in trainers.

The Lincolnshire man, whose foot was found in a boot, was reported missing in February 2010.

Humberside Police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

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