Body found in hunt for missing 18-year-old
The body of a young man found in woodland near Plymouth is being linked to the disappearance of an 18-year-old.
Police were called to Ivybridge around 3.30pm yesterday after the discovery of a man’s body in Long Timber Woods.
Police say the body is thought to be that of 18-year-old Jamie Grewal from the Ivybridge area.
His next of kin have been informed although formal identification has not yet taken place.
Police are making enquiries into the circumstances of and are preparing a report for the coroner.
There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances at this time.
Jamie was last seen last on Friday, January 4, after having a drink with friends after work in the Abbey Inn pub at Buckfastleigh during lunchtime.
He was then dropped-off in Ivybridge around 1.30pm to 2pm.
He had not been seen or heard from since that time.
A police spokesman said at the time of his disappearance: "This is out of character for Jamie."