The body of a man believed to be the missing John David Lambert from Georgeham has been found.

Devon and Cornwall police have confirmed the news and next of kin are aware.

Formal identification has not yet been completed.

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Police launched an appeal to find 79-year-old John David Lambert, known as David, who failed to return home from a walk yesterday (Friday).

There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

His family have express their thanks to all those who have provided support at such a difficult time.