The body of a man discovered in woodland in St Saviour is that of a man who went missing over a week ago.
Police announced today (Friday) the body found is that of Richard James Burns.
The 45-year-old vanished last Sunday (3rd April) after last being seen at 10.30pm that evening.
Mr Burns was found hanging in the woodland near Swan Lane in St Saviour by a member of the public on Tuesday.
Police said Mr Burns' identity has been confirmed by an orthodontist.
An inquest into his death will take place in due course. Next of kin have been informed.