Body of man is found in search for missing Roy Hart, 62, from Upottery, police confirm

Police have confirmed the body of a man has been found in the search for missing 62-year-old Roy Hart from Upottery in East Devon. 

Officers say the body was located on land in the village, near Honiton, on Sunday, June 27.

Formal identification is yet to take place and the death is not being treated as suspicious.

The family of Mr Hart, who was reported missing on Monday, June 21, have been told of the discovery.

His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner…

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said today (Monday, June 28): “The body of a man was located on land at Upottery, near Honiton, on Sunday 27 June.

“His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

“Formal identification is due to take place.

“The family of Roy Hart, 62, from Upottery, who was reported missing on Monday 21 June, have been made aware.”

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