Police hunting for missing man Christopher Simmons have found a body.

Mr Simmons, of Roding Lane South in Clayhall, was last seen on Tuesday at 2.15pm when he left his home for a walk.

The body of a 50-year-old man, found in a wooded area near to Roding Lane South, was discovered on Friday.

Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be conducted soon.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious and officers from Redbridge are investigating.