A body believed to be that of missing man Nathan Cole has been found in a canal near Tottenham.

The Metropolitan Police said they were called at 8.18am this morning to reports of an unresponsive man in the canal near Towpath Road.

Met officers, the London Ambulance Service, and the London Fire Brigade attended and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Formal identification is yet to take place, but officers believe the man is Nathan Cole.



Nathan, 32, was last seen on CCTV in Banbury Road, Walthamstow, at 11.17pm on January 21 and had been missing ever since.

A police spokesperson said that Nathan’s family have been notified and are being supported by specialist officers and that a file would be prepared for the coroner.

The cause of death will be established from the results of a post-mortem examination.

Police enquiries are ongoing. They urged anyone who may have any information or was in the area on January 21 and January 22 to call police on 101 quoting 1508/17FEB.

Alternatively, the public can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.