Teenager's body found in Ellesmere Port woodland

A body found in Cheshire woodland is that of a 16-year-old boy who went missing at the weekend, police said.

Officers were searching for Dean Bennett, from Ellesmere Port, after he was reported missing on Sunday.

His body was found in a wooded area near Merseyton Road, Ellesmere Port, at about 17:15 BST on Monday.

Cheshire Police said there were not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and the case will be passed to the coroner.

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