Police find body in search for missing Kibworth man

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Officers searching for a missing Kibworth man have found a body.

It was discovered at around 6.45pm yesterday (Tuesday), by officers searching an area off Coal Pit Lane in Warwickshire, close to Magna Park.

Formal identification of the deceased has not yet taken place, but it is believed to be Kibworth man Andrew Machin.

Mr Machin (45) was reported missing by his partner at 1pm on Tuesday. He had last spoken to her at 8pm on Monday.

Police issued a missing person notice on Tuesday, just a couple of hours before finding the body.

Mr Machin was believed to have been driving a red VW Passat, four door saloon.