Police confirm body is that of missing Leziate pensioner

The body of Barry Gill, of Leziate, was found on Tuesday morning.

The body of Barry Gill, of Leziate, was found on Tuesday morning.

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Police have confirmed that the body of a man found within a car in a river was that of Leziate pensioner Barry Gill.

A silver Honda Jazz was found in the river at Grimston on Tuesday at 7.25am.

Mr Gill had been reported missing on Monday.

He was last seen leaving his home between 1pm and 3pm on that day and was believed to be driving to Grimston in a Honda Jazz.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident but do not believe any other vehicles were involved. A file has been passed to the coroner.