A BODY has been found in the search for missing Crewkerne man Tyrone Adams.

Mr Adams, 48, has been missing from the Chubbs Lawn area since 9.15pm on June 1.

He was seen near to The George public house in Crewkerne when he said he would return home but he did not turn up.

He was subquently sighted in the Yarcombe area of Chard at 4pm on June 4.

The body of a man was found by a member of the public at around 11.30am yesterday (June 12) in a field off Lyme Road in Crewkerne.

A police spokesman said: "While formal identification has not yet been carried out, we believe the body is of missing 48-year-old man Tyrone Adams. His family have now been updated and our thoughts are with them.

"The death is being treated as unexplained, but we don’t believe there are any suspicious circumstances."