A man’s body has been discovered next to the railway track in Scarborough.
At 11.20am yesterday (Thursday), British Transport Police officers contacted North Yorkshire Police after locating the body in some overgrowth, near to train lines in the Seamer Road area of the town.
Formal identification is yet to take place. However officers believe it is missing Whitby man Peter Brown, who was last seen in Scarborough in May 2019.
Peter’s family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
The family have asked for their privacy to be respected at this very difficult time.