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Tragedy as body found in search for missing man

Written by on 14/10/2020

A body has been found during the search for a missing man.

Mathew Fullerton, 38, from Barnsley, was last seen at his home in Middlecliffe at around 10.30am on October 13.

Police have now confirmed the sad news that a body has been found.

Officers say that while formal identification is yet to take place, the body discovered is believed to be Mr Fullerton.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “His family have been informed and are being supported by our team.

“Thank you to the community for all your support.”

Following the news of the discovery, many took to social media platform Facebook to express their condolences and send their prayers.

One person wrote: “Thoughts are with family. Absolutely devastating news. Top lad, God bless you Matt.”

Another said: “So very sad, was so hoping he’d be found safe & well. Thoughts are with Mathew’s family & friends.”

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