Body of missing Burnley man found in Towneley Park

Police have confirmed a body has been found during the search of missing man James Clarke.

Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 4:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 4:23 pm

James Clarke, 32, was last seen at around 6:30pm on Saturday, January 4 in the Hollingreave Road area.

Police were called to Towneley Park in Burnley shortly before midday on Wednesday, January 8 after reports a body had been found.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: "Formal identification has been carried out and the body can be confirmed as that of Mr Clarke.

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"His family have been told and our thoughts are with all Mr Clarke’s loved ones at this time.

"There are no suspicious circumstances and a file will be prepared for HM Coroner."

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Police have confirmed the body of James Clarke has been found.(Credit: Lancashire Police)