Essex

Body found in Basildon Golf Course missing man search

Michael Redmond
Image caption Michael Redmond was last seen at the beginning of July

Detectives investigating the disappearance of a man last seen running barefoot across a golf course in Essex have found a body.

Michael Redmond, 47, of The Vale in Basildon, went missing on 5 July after visiting a gym next to Club Kingswood.

The body of a man was found on Monday in wooded undergrowth near the Basildon Golf Course by police search teams.

Mr Redmond's family have been told about the discovery and a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

Mr Redmond's flat is close to the 13th hole of the golf course.

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