Missing Blackboys man found dead

A MAN, formerly described by police as ‘a bit of a loner’ was found dead on farmland in Nursery Lane, Blackboys near where he lived on Monday.

Bruce Coleman, 69 was reported missing on Thursday, November 10 by neighbours who were concerned that they hadn’t seen him for several days.

Police issued a detailed description including the clothes he could have been wearing.

A large group of neighbours and Neighbourhood Watch volunteers joined police to take part in a detailed search for Mr Coleman.

His death is not being treated as suspicious and his next of kin have been informed.