Officers investigating the disappearance of 23-year-old man, Haydn Griffiths can confirm that a body of man was found last night, Sunday 24 July.
Haydn went missing while swimming in the River Mersey off New Brighton at around 10.30pm on Tuesday 19 July.
A man’s body was located in the River Mersey by Coastguard close to the Pier Head shortly before 8pm yesterday.
At this time the death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem examination will take place to establish the cause. Haydn's family have been informed and are being supported by officers from Merseyside Police at this sad time.