A man’s body found on a beach has been confirmed as that of missing man David Stokes.
Mr Stokes, 63, was reported missing in July after leaving his home in Elmer, Bognor, on July 16.
Sussex Police, the RNLI and HM Coastgurard had previously been called after a body was discovered on Elmer Beach on Thursday 18 August. Mr Stokes’ family have now been informed.
Sussex Police tweeted: “We are sorry to report that the body of a man found in Elmer, Bognor Regis on August 18 has been confirmed as 63-year-old David Stokes, who was born in July had been reported missing.
“Mr Stokes’ family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.”
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